FrançaisEnglish
Advanced Search
Top  Catalog  Low Price  BRIL95134
MY ACCOUNT
MY WISHLIST
SHOPPING CART
Categories
Labels
Information
Ionisation : Musique contemporaine pour percussion. Ensemble Tetraktis.
5 de Diapason
Diapason from October 2017
Review de Gérard Condé
Page No. 118
Format : 1 CD
Total Time : 00:54:22

Recording : 01/04/2015
Location : Assisi
Country : Italie
Sound : Stereo

Label : Brilliant
Catalog No. : BRIL95134
EAN : 5028421951348
Price Code : DM009A

Publishing Year : 2017
Release Date : 31/05/2017

Genre : Classical
Edgard Varèse (1885-1965)
"Ionisation", pour 13 percussions

Steve Reich (1936-)
"Music for Pieces of Wood"

Carlos Chavez (1899-1978)
Toccata

Henry Cowell (1897-1965)
"Pulse"

Lou Harrison (1917-2003)
"Song of Quetzalcoatl"

John Cage (1912-1992)
"Third Construction"

Ensemble Tetraktis

The album’s title derives from the mouldbreaking work of Edgard Varèse. Composed in Paris between 1929 and 1931, Ionisation was written for 13 players (reduced here to six in an arrangement) and melded a huge array of instruments from all the percussion families – whether made of wood, metal, skin or plastic – into a single sound, striated with shimmering detail. The remainder of the album gathers up 20th-century American classics, several of them written in the wake of Ionisation. Henry Cowell composed Pulse in 1939, Lou Harrison’s The Song of Quetzalcoatl and John Cage’s Third Construction both date from 1941 and the Toccata by Chávez from 1942. Each has its own, muscular idiom, and each uses the available, kaleidoscopic variety of instruments in its own original way. The polymetric structure of Pulse or Third Construction, the use of Asian instruments, the focus on sounds from beyond the classical sphere, and the oscillating rhythms that seem to imitate the freedom of improvisation all appear to be precursors of developments that gained recognition during the 1970s and 1980s, and especially in the work of Minimalist composers such as Steve Reich, for whom Music for Pieces of Wood (1974) was another breakthrough piece, making rhythmically complex music from the simplest possible means. Indeed, rebellion from established European norms of structure and harmony is a signal characteristic of every work on the album. Over the last 20 years, the Tetraktis Ensemble has made a name for itself in Italy and abroad as a percussion group of particular virtuosity, playing a diverse repertoire that embraces the classical universe (Bartók, Cherubini, Stravinsky), jazz and pop.

.  Write Review
Customers who bought this product also purchased
Rihm : Quatuors et quintette à cordes. Maintz, Quatuor Minguet.
Rihm : Quatuors et quintette à cordes. Maintz, Quatuor Minguet.

Joseph Joachim Raff : Symphonies n° 8 à 11. Albert.
Joseph Joachim Raff : Symphonies n° 8 à 11. Albert.

Magnificathy : The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian.
Magnificathy : The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian.


Raffaele Calace : Musique pour quatuor de mandolines. Quatuor Motus.
Raffaele Calace : Musique pour quatuor de mandolines. Quatuor Motus.


Leos Janácek : Messe Glagolitique - Sinfonietta. Domaninska, Bakala.
Leos Janácek : Messe Glagolitique - Sinfonietta. Domaninska, Bakala.


Dora Pejacevic : Symphonie op. 41 - Phantasie Concertante. Banfield, Rasilainen.
Dora Pejacevic : Symphonie op. 41 - Phantasie Concertante. Banfield, Rasilainen.


Carlo Sturla : Passions. Dalfino, Frandi, Esposito, Ferrari.
Carlo Sturla : Passions. Dalfino, Frandi, Esposito, Ferrari.


Domenico Scarlatti : Vivi felice ! Anzellotti.
Domenico Scarlatti : Vivi felice ! Anzellotti.


Schubert : Sonates pour piano n° 19, 21. Richter.
Schubert : Sonates pour piano n° 19, 21. Richter.


Boccherini : Arie Accademiche pour soprano et orchestre. Pastrana, Mazzoli.
Boccherini : Arie Accademiche pour soprano et orchestre. Pastrana, Mazzoli.


Louis "Moondog" Hardin : Round the World of Sound. Dedalus, Muzzix, Aschour, Pruvost.
Louis "Moondog" Hardin : Round the World of Sound. Dedalus, Muzzix, Aschour, Pruvost.


Fischer, Bittová : Quatuor à cordes et œuvres pour voix et quatuor. Quatuor Skampa.
Fischer, Bittová : Quatuor à cordes et œuvres pour voix et quatuor. Quatuor Skampa.


Heinrich Ignaz von Biber : Intégrale des sonates pour violon. Ruhadze, Ensemble Violoni Capricciosi.
Heinrich Ignaz von Biber : Intégrale des sonates pour violon. Ruhadze, Ensemble Violoni Capricciosi.


Feldman, Crumb : Œuvres pour piano. Osborne.
Feldman, Crumb : Œuvres pour piano. Osborne.


Keiko Harada : Midstream, duos. Levine, Hussong, Kikuchi, Meguri, Svoboda, ruck.
Keiko Harada : Midstream, duos. Levine, Hussong, Kikuchi, Meguri, Svoboda, ruck.


Hans Abrahamsen : Walden/Wald
Hans Abrahamsen : Walden/Wald


Robert de Visée : La Musique de la chambre du Roi, vol. 3. Staropoli, Cavasanti, Marchese, contadin, Tomadin.
Robert de Visée : La Musique de la chambre du Roi, vol. 3. Staropoli, Cavasanti, Marchese, contadin, Tomadin.


Angelo Maria Fiorè : Intégrale des sonates pour violoncelle - Airs italiens du 17ème siècle. Leblanc, Frey, L. Ghielmi, La Rotta.
Angelo Maria Fiorè : Intégrale des sonates pour violoncelle - Airs italiens du 17ème siècle. Leblanc, Frey, L. Ghielmi, La Rotta.

Order Product

6,72 €
Catalogue Price : 9,60 €
IN STOCK
Ships within 24 hours!
Free Shipping is available for this item
Free Shipping Available!
Click here for more info

ClicMag of the month
ClicMag n°92 - 04/2021
ClicMag n°92 - 04/2021
Label Info
Brilliant
All CDs from this label
Label Website
Tell A Friend


Tell someone you know about this product.