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(Repost) MP3 Blog #6: Gérard Grisey

(Since my blog has recently moved from blogger to wordpress many of the extant links direct one to a non-active blog.  To try and rectify this, as well as bring back some worthwhile material, I’m going to periodically repost some … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #77: “Contra Mortem et Tempus”

Gérard Grisey:”Jour Contre Jour” (1978 – 79)For chamber ensemble, electric organ durations ad lib., and quadraphonic tapePerformed by the Ensemble L’ItinèraireNot currently available commercially George Rochberg:”Contra Mortem et Tempus” (1965)For flute, clarinet, piano, and violinPerformed by the Aeolian QuartetNot currently … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #60: Gérard Grisey 2

Gérard Grisey:”Dérives” (1973-74)For Orchestra in Two GroupsPerformed by the Orchestre National de France conducted by Jacques MercierCurrently out of print ”Talea (ou la machine et les herbes folles)” (1986)For Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and PianoPerformed by the Ensemble ResercheInexplicably unavailable … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #33: Music as Entropy

Music as Entropy: Iannis Xenakis:”Herma” (1961)Performed by Aki TakahashiFor solo pianoAvailable on this compact disc featuring some piano works by Xenakis Yo La Tengo:”Green Arrow”Available on ”I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One” Gérard Grisey:”Partiels” (1975)For 18 musiciansPerformers unknownAnother … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #19: Falling Fragilely and the Enigmatic Unfolding Rising

Gérard Grisey:“Quatre Chants pour Franchir le Seuil”: Prélude, “Le Mort de l’Ange” (1998)Performed by Klangforum Wien and sung by Catherine Dubosc Available on a c.d. with the complete “Quatre Chants pour Franchir le Seuil” John Rea:”Treppenmusik” (1982)Performed by the ensemble … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #8: A Few Views on Time and a Song for Traversal

Gérard Grisey:Quatre Chants pour Franchir le Seuil: Interlude, Le Mort de Civilisation 1998Performed by Klangforum Wien and sung by Catherine Dubosc Available on a c.d. with the complete “Quatre Chants pour Franchir le Seuil” * * * * * “The … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #6: Gérard Grisey

Gérard Grisey:”Partiels” 1975For 18 musiciansPerformers unknown Another performance by Ensemble Court-Circuit and the Frankfurter Museumorchestra is available on this c.d. recording of Grisey’s “Les Espace Acoustiques” Also a performance by the ASKO Ensemble and the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln is available … Continue reading

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