Prix : 28,00 €
21/04/2011 - Amsterdam (Netherlands), Muziekgebouw - Nieuw Ensemble, Ed Spanjaard (conductor)
Nieuw Ensemble, Amsterdam
On the coast, the Normandy coast, westerly winds prevail. They bring clouds and rain, but also promises and dreams of a distant continent, where everything begins anew, where everything will be better...
Unfortunately, the latest news from the west does not shine with the expected brightness - the western wind did not reveal everything...
Virtuosity from the viola harmonics and the horn, strange punctuations from the piano and the percussion.
Several memories, twisted, distorted, of musical "winds" from the past (Paganini: Le Vent - Debussy: Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest - Messiaen: Un reflet dans le vent).
Born in Le Havre in 1947, Tristan Murail received advanced degrees in classical and North African Arabic from the Ecole Nationale des Langues Orientales Vivantes, as well as a degree in economic science, while at the same time pursuing his musical studies. In 1967, he became a student of Olivier Messiaen [...]