Christophe Desjardins: Alto (Viola) / Multiples | Aeon AECD0981

Christophe Desjardins: Alto (Viola) / Multiples

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Label: Aeon

Cat No: AECD0981

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 1st March 2010

Contents

About

Accustomed to singular journeys and daring propositions, Christophe Desjardins now offers us a veritable comprehensive survey devoted to his instrument. Viola/Multiples, a double-CD set, reflects a large portion of his activity as a performer: his fruitful collaboration with today’s leading composers and an ever-renewed desire to decompartmentalise genres and repertoires.

The first disc, Solo, invites us to stroll through the 20th century, visiting masterpieces for solo viola, from Hindemith to Berio.

The second disc, Multiples, uses contemporary works mixed with pieces of early music. Christophe Desjardins gives us a world première recording of Pierre Boulez’s Messagesquisse but also increasing his instrument in other ways, creating dialogues between Gilles Binchois and Jonathan Harvey, Carlo Gesualdo and Wolfgang Rihm.

Contents:
CD 1
1. Hindemith - Sonate Op.25 No.1: Breit - Sehr frisch und straff
2.
Hindemith - Sonate Op.25 No.1: Sehr langsam
3.
Hindemith - Sonate Op.25 No.1: Rasendes Zeitmass. Wild. Tonschönheit ist nebensache
4.
Hindemith - Sonate Op.25 No.1: Langsam, mit viel Ausdruck
5. Sonate für Viola
6. Luciano Berio - Sequenza VI
7.
Gerard Grisey - Prologue pour alto
8. Emmanuel Nunes - Einspielung III
9. Elliott Carter - Figment IV

CD 2
1.
Gilles Binchois - Tant Plus Ayme
2.
Pierre Boulez - Messagesquisse
3. Malor me bat
4. Canzona nuova
5. Ricercare 1
6. Ricercare une melodia
7. Madrigale X (Quinto libro)
8. Elettra

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