Among the leading younger figures of the s, Hans Abrahamsen largely ceased Schnee () grew out of his transcribing of Bach canons: the result is a. Program NoteHans Abrahamsen describes visualizing “pictures of music basically, music is already there” within a given concept or narrative. This might. Hans Abrahamsen, Ensemble Recherche – Schnee – Music.
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In my own work, an ongoing idea has persisted, of at somepoint writing a work consisting of a number of canonical movements that would explore this universe of time. Abrahamsen is considered to have been part of a trend called the ” New Simplicity “, which arose in the mids as a hahs against the complexity and perceived aridity of the Central European avant-garde.
In his note to accompany the piecehe describes this experience: Hans Abrahamsen born 23 December is a Danish composer. His style soon altered dchnee developed, at first through a personal dialogue with Romanticism audible in works such as the orchestral Nacht und Trompeten -“Night and Trumpets”,and later—after a hiatus of around a decade in which he composed little and released nothing—into something entirely personal, combining a modernist stringency and economy into a larger individual musical universe.
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Schnee – Ten Canons For 9 Instruments (score)
Schnee grew out of his transcribing of Bach canons: For Abrahamsen this meant adopting an almost naive simplicity of expression, as in his orchestral piece Skum “Foam”, In Schneea few simple and fundamental musical questions are explored.
Einfach und kindlich violin, viola, two pianos, piccolo, clarinetto. How to say how? Abrahamsen, H Schnee Schnee 10 canons. We abrahaamsen out with an answering Vorsatz, followed by a questioning Nachsatz. In my own work, an ongoing idea has persisted, of at some point writing a work consisting of a number of canonical movements that would explore this universe of time. The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. Composition Artist Credits Schnee 10 canons.
A sound world to which Ensemble Recherche is evidently attuned and which is vividly conveyed by this recording, in which hahs antiphonal placing of the ensemble violin, viola and cello to the left with flute, oboe and clarinet to the right, each of these trios featuring a piano to the rear and separated by a central percussionist is afforded almost tangible presence.
We start out with an answering Vorsatzfollowed by a questioning Nachsatz.
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Fast immer zart und stille tutti Canon 2a. Retrieved 26 January And where the first one does not include the space, the second one does, as well as containing more canonical traces. And what is a Nachsatz?
Now the question and then the answer. I became totally absorbed into this music and arranged them with the intention of the music being repeated many, many times, as a kind of minimal music.
Left, Alone received its world premiere in Cologne in Januaryperformed by pianist Alexandre Tharaudfor whom the concerto was composed.
The guideline or rule for the canons is very simple: Among the leading younger figures of the s, Hans Abrahamsen largely ceased original composition until the arrival almost a decade ago of his Piano Concerto, and now comes his largest project yet. Now the question and then the answer. I became totally absorbed into this music and arranged them with the intention of the music being repeated many, many times, as a kind of minimal music.
Hans Abrahamsen Schnee.
What is a Vorsatz [antecedent phrase]? Ruhig aber beweglich three strings and piano Canon 1b. In his note to accompany the piecehe describes this experience:. Review by Andrew Clements, 19 June “. This page was last edited on 19 November abragamsen, at He went on to study music theory at the Royal Danish Academy of Music.
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The guideline or rule for the canons is very simple: Depending on the perspective on these canons, the music and its time can stand still or move either backwards or forwards. The nine instruments are divided into two groups: Retrieved 11 January Large Ensemble 7 or more players:.
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Lustig spielend, aber nicht zu lustig, immer ein bisschen melancholish three woodwinds and piano Intermezzo 1. Review by Andrew Clements, 1 May “. The two canons are identical like a painting in two versions, but with different colors.
In manipulating the listener’s sense of proximity to the sound, Abrahamsen creates a spacial interplay that is far more powerful live than on a recording.