Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundation, Henri Dutilleux’s quartet Ainsi la Nuit was dedicated to the memory of one of the composer’s friends, Ernest. This entry was posted in Media, Video Programme Notes and tagged Ainsi La Nuit, Henri Dutilleux, Video Programme Note by AaronHNahum. Time was that Ravel’s String Quartet went with Debussy’s on disc the way Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto went with Bruch’s. The Belcea Quartet’s debut.

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And the interpretations are charged with a real sense of fantasy. String quartet by Henri Dutilleux.

Ainsi la nuit Sonatine for Flute and Piano. The pitch D is emphasized in the untitled introduction, while F sharp is the most important pitch in the fourth movement, “Litanies II. NoMadMusic has captured them in a near-ideal chamber acoustic: This may perhaps show the influence of literature, of Proust and his notions about memory.

It is dedicated “to the memory of Ernest Sussman and in homage to Olga Koussevitzky”. Henri Dutilleux ‘s work for string quartet, Aunsi la nuit was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundation and was intended for performance by the Juilliard Quartet.

The composer has stated that Webern ‘s Six Bagatelles were most beneficial in helping him get up to date. These pieces, entitled Nuitshave musical material which was later used in the final version of Ainsi la nuit. After making a series of sketches in which he practiced writing for string quartet, the composer sent three completed pieces to the Juilliard Quartet. Ainsi la nuit has been played and recorded many times since it was published.


Dutilleux: Ainsi la Nuit

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Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat Streams Videos All Posts. Correspondances Deux sonnets de Jean Cassou Le temps l’horloge. Archived from the original on 24 November Ainsi la Nuit; Webern: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners nuiit the world of music. Genre Chamber Music Classical. Before starting on the actual composition, Dutilleux spent some time studying the intricacies of string-playing techniques of the time.

The final version sutilleux the piece has seven movements with four “parentheses” lying in between the first five movements. New World String Quartet. Dutilleux completed Ainsi la nuit in and the work was premiered on January 6,in Paris, but not by the Juilliard Quartet. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.


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Other techniques that are typical of Dutilleux can be found in the work such as fan-shaped phrases, njit modal quality reminiscent of Gregorian chant as well as the highlighting of tonal triads in an atonal context. Retrieved 19 June Sexy Trippy All Moods.

Ainsi la nuit displays progressive growtha technique frequently used by Dutilleux, through which musical motifs can both recall music that was heard in earlier sections or hint at music that will be fully developed in later movements.

Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Skip to main content. For this reason, Ainsi la nuit is often associated with the idea of memory. Intimate Letters; Henri Dutilleux: Jazz Latin New Age. Actually, the premiere was given by the Quatuor Parrenin.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Ainsi la nuit was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundation for the Juilliard Quartet. The octatonic mode is also used extensively throughout the work.