SONATINE FOR FLUTE AND PIANO. BY PIERRE BOULEZ. A Written Document. Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the. Louisiana State University and. Sonatine: Pierre Boulez: In his Sonatine for flute and piano (), the tone imitations and canons progress so quickly as to leave an impression merely of. Boulez: Sonatine For Flute & Piano, Etc / Ensemble with Aimard, Pierre- Laurent, Cherrier, Sophie on CD. Order from your preferred classical music CD store.
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From this work of his predecessor, Boulez took, more than anything else, the idea of “the metamorphosis of a single theme”.
The twelve-tone materials used in this work are easily seen by a quick look at the flute opening. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Boulez himself has stated the work along with its counterpart, the First Piano Sonata draws a fair amount from Schoenbergspecifically his Chamber Symphony. The first five-note theme which appears in the flute part does show up in various stages throughout the piece; keeping the piece united, these act as a landmark throughout the piece.
The French Avant-Garde in the 20th Century. Upon closer examination, it also appears that the choice of intervals used is limited to major thirds, sevenths, tritones and perfect fifths. The piece gets its life from the constant push and pull of the tempo.
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Boulez ‘ writing is twelve-tone in its basic pitch material, and virtuosic in its use of the timbres, unique combinations of textures, shifts in dynamic accents, etc. It is rare that a complete statement of the entire twelve tones be completed in one of Boulez ‘ works; however, we get a rare glimpse of this unique entity here. Skip to main content.
The piece itself is rather short, but full of energy, with huge melodic leaps, sharp rhythmic and tempo contrasts, and an aggressive quality which never lets up until the conclusion of the piece. While it’s true that Boulez may have gotten the core of this idea from Schoenbergit has a life of its own in Boulez ‘ hands.
Pierre Boulez: Sonatine
Sexy Trippy All Moods. While much of the music of Boulez depends upon serial and twelve tone techniques, there is no doubt that his use of these techniques is unique. And, with the minor reservations mentioned above, that goes for the performances, too.
But here is proof that atonality can be fun. Le Domaine Musical, Streams Videos All Posts. Composition Artist Credits Sonatine. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Also, he has limited some of his divisions of the twelve tones into groups of five, five, and two, with the use of the motif tritone to fifth.
The Sonatine for flute and piano serves as a perfect example of some of the stylistic variations Boulez took from his contemporaries, and why, years later, this work and those like it are still examined for their innovative qualities.
The Schoenberg work is written in a post-Romantic style, while the Sonatine is most definitely serialism at its finest. Sonatines for flute and piano. Song of a Desert Sonayine Throughout most of the work, there is no true connective tissue between the flute and piano parts past the pitch choices, which perhaps leaves the variations on tempo, texture, and timbre as the unifying structure to the entire work.
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Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Genre Chamber Music Classical. Jazz Latin New Age. The Sonatine was written on commission for flutist Jean-Pierre Rampalwho curiously never played it because of his extreme dislike for the work. Chant de Linos; Boulez: The Now and Present Flute.
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