Henri Dutilleux’s Cello Concerto Tout un monde lointain () is so intimately wrapped up in his relationship with Mstislav Rostropovich, the work’s dedicatee. Dutilleux’s rapturous cello concerto written for Mstislav Rostropovich, is the highlight on this sensuous, stunningly performed disc. The music of Henri Dutilleux figured prominently in concerts of the National Symphony Tout un monde lointain? is one of the numerous concerted works.

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A phrase, modal in essence, often interrupted by silences or by slow pulsations from percussion.

DUTILLEUX Cello Concerto “Tout un monde lointain”

All performances at the Kennedy Center will go on as scheduled, but our public hours are curtailed. The whole orchestra is used, but, as with the opening, the final notes are entrusted to the soloist. Give Yout Help us continue to provide the outstanding performances you’ve come to expect! Retrieved from ” https: The music is at first quiet but leads to the main section which is highly rhythmic and displays extended techniques.

The cello line is modal in character and stays in the instrument’s high register. The cello line is once again modal. Each of the five movements was mnode by the poetry of Charles Baudelaire[1] and the overall feel of the work is mysterious and oneiric.

You contain, sea of ebony, a dazzling dream of sails, of rowers, of flames and of masts From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The line is printed in full on the title page of the score: Concertante music by Henri Dutilleux. Ainsi la nuit Sonatine for Flute and Piano.


In addition to the inscriptions from Baudelaire, Dutilleux has provided his own brief descriptive comments. Orchestra basically the brass, muted and pianissimowith a few mond, percussion both keyboard and metallic and harp. Lent et extatique ” And in this strange and symbolic nature.

Tout un monde lontain; Metaboles; Mystere de l’instant. A cadenza-like introduction by the soloist punctuated by chords?

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Company Description History Past Productions. At length the Enigme motif reappears in the counterpoint. Tout un monde lointain. Rather than attempt to convey Baudelaire’s word-images in music, the composer gives us, in purely musical terms, the personal response evoked by the respective verses.

Search Search Gift Shop cart Cart. Large et ample ” Although it is one of the most significant concertante works for cello and orchestra to have appeared during the second part of the twentieth century, the words cello concerto do not appear dutikleux on the score of Tout un Monde Lointain A Whole Remote World.

Authority control MusicBrainz work: Concerto for cello; Agopov: Dutilleux took this title from Baudelaire ‘s poem “La chevelure,” from which the individual titles of the five movements are also taken. As the soloist plays, similar?

Connect facebook twitter youtube instagram tumblr. It is considered one of the most important 20th-century additions to the cello repertoire [1] [2] [3] and several major cellists have recorded it.

You contain, sea of ebony, a dazzling dream Of sails, of rowers, of flames and masts. All of the National Symphony Orchestra’s performances prior to the present ones were given by Mr. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.


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This theme is cross-referenced throughout the work. Wide and ample ” The piece has five movements, each bearing a title and a quotation from a poem from Les fleurs du malby Charles Baudelaire.

Dutilleux was commissioned to write the work by Igor Markevitchwho wanted a new concerto for Mstislav Rostropovich to perform with his Lamoureux Orchestra in the mids. The principal motif of this central section is foreshadowed at the end of the cadenza in Mohde. Those of wise men are never as beautiful as those of fools!? While it might be said that the impact of Baudelaire is somewhat more directly felt in this music than that of Vincent van Gogh is in Timbres, espace, movement, and while Dutilleux dutillfux this case even provides descriptive movement headings in which he quotes lines from the poems, what we have here is not?

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Gift Shop Shop Now. The Death yn the Lovers? Mstislav Rostropovich Orchestre de Paris. The title of the score itself is a quotation from the poem La chevelure: Hold on to your dreams: The cello part was edited by the Russian cellist and published with his fingerings. The orchestra is treated in a sectionalized, pointilliste fashion. These “Enigma,” “Gaze,” “Surges,” “Mirrors,” and “Hymn” suggest something of the atmosphere of the whole, but are not to be interpreted too literally.

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