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5/25/2016 - Gérard Grisey’s Last Work

5/25/2016 - Gérard Grisey’s Last Work

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Music Matters, Gérard Grisey, Catherine Dubosc, Sylvain Cambreling, Klangforum Wien and MM Crew.

Hosts: Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, Diana Rosenblum, Aristéa Mellos, Alex Stephenson

This week, we present the final work of French composer Gérard Grisey. Also, the hosts discuss the compositional technique/school of Spectralism, which Grisey helped to engender.


Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil, for soprano and fifteen instruments
Prélude; I - La mort de l’ange (@ 3:57)
Interlude; II - La mort de la civilization (@ 16:49)
Interlude; III - La mort de la voix (@ 27:46)
Faux Interlude; IV - La mort de l'humanité (@ 33:08)
Berceuse (@ 45:15)

Performers: Catherine Dubosc, soprano; Klangforum Wien, conducted by Sylvain Cambreling