The Sequenza-Series is considered to be one of the most important cycles of the 20th century. Luciano Berio: Sequenza I for flute | UE November Berio’s Sequenza I has been a part of the modern flutist’s cannon ever since it’s publication in by Zerboni in Milan. The. Berio Sequenza Audio Recording and Saunders Bite. Posted on . Luciano Berio’s Sequenza no.1 for flute is one of my favorite pieces.

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Flute Visions of the 20th Century. I was with my family in St. Sustained pitches are set against fast passagework, high is set against low, aggressive against introspective: Works for Flute Solo.

I have only the following reservations: So many other projects have been realized since our session in January that there has been a large gap between recording and release, but we have made sure the recording is decent.

Berio | Helen Bledsoe, Flutist

One big influence on Berio that I think really should be mentioned is that of the musicians around him, namely, his wife at the time, Cathy Berberianfor whom he wrote the third Sequenza. This is one reason it is not my favorite piece to listen to.

But now back in the saddle of my bicycle in the temperate zone of Northwestern Europe, I have hit my stride. This kind of “open” structure allows for flexibility within an otherwise rigorous form. This is how I want to feel during the recording. In free-tonal music there is also a hierarchy of intervals, the most important points of orientation being the prime intervals octaves, fifths, fourthsespecially when they form tones that draw attention to themselves.


The recording is available through the Musikfabrik Label, which is a digital platform that offers multiple download fflute — please browse the catalogue, you might find other recordings that interest you!

But I do own the new addition, and am finding it more useful than ever this time around to answer questions about timing. Some time ago I posted about recording the Berio Sequenza for Flute.

Spontaneity in performance, then, comes from lucianl moment-to-moment adjustments of rhythm and performance gesture called for by Berio’s suggestive–rather than prescriptive–notation. Luciano Berio’s Sequenza I for flute is an example of a partially indeterminate musical form. I am unashamedly playing from the old edition.

These could be, for example, long, held-out notes or notes that follow a rest. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. The old version has been in my memory for about 20 years now. Then for the rest of the day I do my Helen stuff, read, hang out with family, watch dumb and smart stuff on Youtube, study Jazz.

I love her recording of the vocal Sequenza too, but I just came across a recent recording of the Sequenza no. Only recently did I come to know she composed herself. Romantic Evening Sex All Fluge. Rainy Day Relaxation Sdquenza Trip. From A to Z, Vol. Genre Chamber Music Classical.

But the Dutch premiere is scheduled for the Concertgebouw May Sexy Trippy All Moods. There is an unwritten book inside me about this work, but for now I would like to consider one aspect of the work that often gets ignored: I practice like this with either one or two movements of Flte.


Sequenza I, for flute

I find it very revealing though. No rehearsals or teaching this early in the year. Streams Videos All Posts.

Next week there are plenty of pieces to prepare, old and new, but I decided to forget about them and devote my practice time to sequenaa on Berio. Here is an example of her graphic score, Stripsody https: I have performed the piece several times, and have no exclusivity — except for in the Netherlands Sorry!

Sequenza I – Wikipedia

The symmetrical chromatic scale gives way to more complex collections of notes; these more complex gestures are incorporated into the work in a way that provides the impression whole blocks of notes in counterpoint with other blocks.

So how do you prepare, follow the score or the recorded performance? Berio’s precedents in this regard include the solo flute and other solo instrumental works of Bachbut the harmonic language of the twentieth century required a new approach to this “virtual polyphony.

Although watching oneself opens another can of worms.