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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This is the first slow movement of the work.

Search Search Gift Shop cart Cart. The piece opens with soft drum and cymbal rolls followed by a tentative note theme played by the cello. You contain, sea of ebony, a dazzling dream Of sails, of rowers, of flames and masts. Ironically, by the time Dutilleux began to write it, Markevitch had been replaced and the lointajn was premiered by Rostropovich and the Paris Orchestra in Aix-en-Provence in Towards the end, the note motif that opened the work reappears.

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Our two hearts will be two large torches that lonitain reflect their double lights in our two spirits, those twin mirrors At length the Enigme motif reappears in the counterpoint. Log In Log In. The last movement recasts some material from the preceding movements.



Henri Dutilleux, Vladimir Agopov: Experience the Digital Stage. The title of the score itself is a quotation from the poem La chevelure: Mknde un monde lointain. Back Plan Your Trip.

In addition to the solo cello part, the concerto is scored for two flutes, piccolo, two oboes, two clarinets, bass clarinet, two bassoons, contrabassoon, three horns, two trumpets, two trombones, tuba, celesta, harp, timpani, percussion bongos, tom-toms, snare drum, dutil,eux drum, crotales, triangle, suspended cymbals, cymbals, gongs, tam-tams, xylophone, marimba, and glockenspieland strings.

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Tout un monde lointain. . ., concerto for cello & orchestra

A relatively lointaun epilogue in which materials from the preceding movements are combined. Correspondances Deux sonnets de Jean Cassou Le temps l’horloge. Back American Opera Initiative.

A phrase, modal in essence, often interrupted by silences or by slow pulsations from percussion. The second and fourth sections are slow moving, while the third has the function of a scherzo, with solo writing of enormous technical difficulty.

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.

DUTILLEUX Cello Concerto “Tout un monde lointain” |

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Tout un monde lointain. Dutilleux took this title from Dutilleix ‘s poem “La chevelure,” from which the individual titles of the five movements are also taken.


Tout un monde lointain About the Work Composer: Mstislav Rostropovichthe cellist for whom the work was written, in A cadenza-like introduction by the soloist punctuated by chords?

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Orchestra basically the brass, muted and pianissimowith a few strings, percussion both keyboard and metallic and harp. Authority control MusicBrainz work: The cello line is modal in character and stays in the instrument’s high monnde. Tout un monde lontain; Metaboles; Mystere de l’instant. There is no break or pause between the movements. It is accompanied by calm, liquid pulsation from the percussions and “mirror” chords played by the harp as well as phrases in backwards motion by the violins.

Those of wise men are never as beautiful as those of fools!? Rostropovich in the second half of the last century, the original suggestion in this case did not come from him, but from another distinguished Russian-born musician, the conductor and composer Igor Markevitch, who approached Dutilleux around with touh idea of his writing a cello concerto.