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MP3 Blog #115: “Saturne”

Hugues Dufourt: Saturne (1979) For large ensemble of acoustic and electronic instruments Performed by Ensemble L’Itinéraire, Peter Eötvös (conductor) Currently out of print *   *   *   *   * In honor of the first lunar eclipse on the Winter Solstice in … Continue reading

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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 #37: Radulescu, Absence, and Return

Horatio Radulescu:String Quartet #4 “infinite to be cannot be infinite, infinite anti-be could be infinite,” Opus 33 (1976-1987)For nine string quartets or a string quartet surrounded by an imaginary 128 string viola da gamba Performed by the Arditti Quartet Available … 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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