Kurtág György: quasi una fantasia for piano and groups of instruments dispersed in space. score and parts. Op. 27 No. 1. Setting: Chamber Orchestra. Quasi Una Fantasia Op 27 No 1 is a miniature piano concerto in all but name. Op 27 No 2 (Double Concerto), as he titles it, pits solo piano. 16 nov. Stream György Kurtág, quasi una fantasia (extrait) by Ens. intercontemporain from desktop or your mobile device.

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Everything is presented with consummate precision and with the greatest consideration for a sensitive audience. As it often happens fanttasia his later material, the general soundscape is reminiscent of some of Crumb ‘s sound world, though this is most likely a coincidence.

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György Kurtág – Quasi Una Fantasia Op. 27 (Full Score)

The pieces were written for Kocsis Kurtag has been working on another piano concerto for him since the s and it is easy to see why. Sometimes the references are more or less explicit quotations; in other pieces, the connections are more elliptical. It is just as easy to ruin a good performance of a good piece of music as it is to disrupt an intelligent conversation.

If it was slightly underpowered, that was the acoustic’s fault, not the players’. No other composer conveys this feeling so well, and its beauty does not pale over time.

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Aside from their comparable abilities to write in miniature form, both composers are able to astonish of the tiniest of resources, distilling the purest, communicative sound.

That awareness is one of the main qualities of Op 27 No 1 is a miniature piano concerto in all but kurtab. The pianist possesses the same gift as the composer for defining an expressive world in a single phrase. The pianist simply leads the ensemble of the movement each movement has a different supporting cast of instruments but there is nothing remotely showy about the sound or the presumptions behind it.

This work calls for some unusual staging, with mouth organs placed at strategic points in the hall to make the most out of the acoustic space.

Its brief opening I. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. When the composer loves music as much or more than his or her audience, the risks the music takes fzntasia larger.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. It consists of four movements and is about seven minutes in duration. These exceptional scores formed the core of the last of the South Bank’s concerts in its Kurtag series. Krtag Latin New Age.

A descending piano line with tiny utterances among the winds and then percussion says the most honest thing about beauty that no one cares to say, that it is destroyable.

Quasi Una Fantasia Op. 27 (Full Score)

The slowly descending piano scale that opens Largo is the essence of fragility. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

It is one of the most perfect and unprecedented little movements to emerge from twentieth-century chamber music, but it endlessly enriched by the preceding movements. The rest of this perfectly conceived all-Hungarian programme brought sparky performances of Ligeti’s Melodien and his trumpet showpiece, Mysteries of the Macabre, with John Fangasia as the irrepressible soloist. The Double Concerto is larger-scale, and if anything even more remarkable – by turns physically assertive, wispily elegiac and ending in bleak acceptance.


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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. It also fantasja the work as one that highlights the piano without giving it any sort of grand position. There is no comparison to be had for the work’s concluding aria. Zoltan Kocsis was the soloist in both Kurtag works earlier in the evening he had also paired Beethoven’s two Op 27 sonatas in a short recital ; in the Double Concerto he was joined by cellist Miklos Perenyi.

Op 27 No 2 Double Concertoas he titles it, pits solo piano and cello against two groups of instruments arrayed around the hall. The second movement Presto minaccioso e lamentoso features a benign collection of fragmented utterances.