Murail is an important composer in contemporary France. L'Esprit des dunes is an orchestral work based on spectral analysis of Tibetan and Mongolian music. This is a detailed analysis of the work. With a foreword and bibliography. Tables. Charts. Music examples.
In one movement. With performance notes in French and Englsih. Commissioned by the Serge Koussevitzky Foundation in the Library of Congress, and dedicated to the memory of Serge and Natalie Koussevitzky. Composed for the ensemble Yarn/Wire. Premiered in New York, July 2015. Of advanced difficulty.…
In one movement. With performance notes. Commissioned by the Centre Culturel Allemand and Goethe Institut de Paris. The music is free and umetered. Includes instructions for optional amplification and electronic effects.
Eric Humbertclaude considers one work of Boulez, composed in 1978, Notation II and the compositions of Murail in the 1980s, to compare and discover the times in which these composers worked, the reception of their works, by emphasizing on the composers' sensibility in " reading the time."
A recital of music old and new by Bach, Murail, Liszt, Messiaen, and Ravel.
In one movement. With performance notes in German. Dedicated to Tristan Murail. Premiered by Ensemble 2001 in Vienna, 1994. Printed from manuscript.
…on compositional ideas such as frequency-based techniques, acoustic modeling, set theory, and permutational techniques. Includes detailed analysis of works by Claude Vivier, Gerard Grisey, and Tristan Murail. Also includes an interview with Murail. With an introduction. Music examples. Diagrams.
In one movement. The music is unmetered and has some aleatoric qualities. Both players read from score. Printed from manuscript.
Contents: I. Sous le tumulte des amarres -- II. Les miroirs étendus -- III. Coupant la fièvre d'eaux qui montent. This challenging work is unmetered and contains some aleatoric qualities. Duration ca. 11 minutes.
In one movement. With performance notes in French. The score calls for a small orchestra, but with strings often heavily divided. Printed from manuscript.
One of the most prominent of the younger generation in France, Murail is a noted performer on the onde Martenot as well as a composer. A complex, avant- garde work whose particular fineness of ecriture suggests thoroughly assimilat ed influences as disparate as Scelsi, Feldman and Xenakis.
The first of two sections which comprise Murail's Reflections/Reflets. With performance notes in French and English. Commissioned by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Musique Nouvelle en Liberté - Ville de Paris, and Casa da Musica, Porto. For full orchestra. The music includes quarter tones and other…
György Ligeti / Lontano For Large Orchestra (1967) -- Tristan Murail / le Désenchantement Du Monde. Concerto Symphonique Pour Piano Et Orchestre (2011/ 2012) -- George Benjamin / Palimpsests For Orchestra (1998-2002) / Palimpsest I (Viertel = 88) -- George Benjamin / Palimpsests For Orchestra…
A set of nine movements for piano, each unmetered and using proportional notation. A very challenging work.