Among the leading younger figures of the s, Hans Abrahamsen largely ceased Schnee () grew out of his transcribing of Bach canons: the result is a. Program NoteHans Abrahamsen describes visualizing “pictures of music basically, music is already there” within a given concept or narrative. This might. Hans Abrahamsen, Ensemble Recherche – Schnee – Music.

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The two canons are identical like a painting in two versions, but with different colors.

The guideline or rule for the canons is very simple: The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. Retrieved from ” https: In the beginning of the 90s, I arranged some of J.

Schnee – Ten Canons For 9 Instruments (score)

Views Read Edit View history. And what is a Nachsatz? Among the leading younger figures of the s, Hans Abrahamsen largely ceased original composition until the arrival almost a decade ago of his Piano Concerto, and now comes his largest project yet.

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Hans Abrahamsen – Schnee – Ten Canons For 9 Instruments (score)

Neue Einfachheit [New Simplicity]. Lustig spielend, aber nicht zu lustig, immer ein bisschen melancholish three woodwinds and piano Intermezzo 1. Retrieved 26 January In the middle is the percussion.

Retrieved 8 February The guideline or rule for the canons is very simple: Retrieved 23 October Left, Alone received its world premiere in Cologne in Januaryperformed by pianist Alexandre Tharaudfor whom the concerto was composed. And when I was offered the commission for Ensemble Recherche and Wittener Tage, it felt as the right time to do this.


Schnee grew out of his transcribing sxhnee Bach canons: Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. He went on to study music theory at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. The nine instruments are divided into two groups: Twelve-tone and serial composers. We start out with an answering Vorsatz, followed by a questioning Nachsatz. In my own work, an ongoing idea has persisted, of at some point writing a work consisting of a number of canonical movements that would explore this universe of time.

A sound world to which Ensemble Recherche is evidently attuned and which is vividly wchnee by this recording, in which the antiphonal placing of the ensemble violin, viola and cello to the left with flute, oboe and clarinet to the right, each of these trios featuring a piano to the rear and separated by a central percussionist is afforded almost tangible presence. And where the scchnee one does not include the space, the second one does, as well as containing more canonical traces.

Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. In his note to accompany the piecehe describes this experience:. The two canons are identical like a painting in two versions, but with different colors.

Abrahamsen, H Schnee Schnee 10 canons. Einfach und kindlich violin, viola, two pianos, piccolo, clarinetto. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His style soon altered and developed, at first through a personal dialogue with Romanticism audible in works such as the orchestral Nacht und Trompeten -“Night and Trumpets”,and later—after a hiatus of around a decade in which he composed little and released nothing—into something entirely personal, combining a modernist stringency and economy into a larger individual musical universe.

Die Welt in German. Hans Abrahamsen Schnee. Depending on the perspective on these canons, the music and its time can stand still or move either backwards or forwards.


Ruhig aber beweglich three strings and piano Canon 1b. Abrahamsen’s let me tell youa song cycle for soprano and orchestra based on the novella of the same name by Paul Griffithswas premiered on 20 December by the Berlin Philharmonicwith soprano soloist Barbara Hannigan to whom the work is dedicatedconducted by Andris Nelsons.

In manipulating the listener’s sense of proximity to the sound, Abrahamsen creates a spacial interplay that is far more powerful live than on a recording. For Abrahamsen this meant adopting an almost naive simplicity of expression, as in his orchestral piece Skum “Foam”, Review by Andrew Clements, 19 June “.

The listener’s awareness fluctuates between following all the intricate processes and letting them go – and slipping into a pleasurable trance. What is a Vorsatz [antecedent phrase]?

Schnee has also received attention for its construction from both arch-shaped and straight-line processes that unfold over the work’s duration, and for innovative details such as its inline, composed retuning intervals [4]. The scene is set by a pertinent note from the composer, keen to avoid the impression that the rarefied nature of his music makes it wantonly cerebral — something with which those who give this disc the benefit of any doubt will surely agree. Skip to main content.

Now the question and then the answer. Now the question and then the answer. Schnee explores the idea that our perception of nearly identical patterns causes the imagination to project new forms by itself