Kurtág György: quasi una fantasia for piano and groups of instruments dispersed in space. score and parts. Op. 27 No. 1. Setting: Chamber Orchestra. Quasi Una Fantasia Op 27 No 1 is a miniature piano concerto in all but name. Op 27 No 2 (Double Concerto), as he titles it, pits solo piano. 16 nov. Stream György Kurtág, quasi una fantasia (extrait) by Ens. intercontemporain from desktop or your mobile device.
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When the composer loves music as much or more than his or her audience, the risks the music takes are larger. Aside from their comparable abilities to write in miniature form, both composers are able to astonish of the tiniest of resources, distilling the purest, communicative sound.
György Kurtág – Quasi Una Fantasia Op. 27 (Full Score)
Op 27 No 1 is a miniature piano concerto in all but name. If it was slightly underpowered, that was the acoustic’s fault, not the players’.
G yorgy Kurtag’s music is larded with acknowledgments of the past, of the great tradition that he has supported as a teacher and coach. Zoltan Kocsis was the soloist in both Kurtag works earlier in the evening he had also paired Beethoven’s two Op 27 sonatas in a short recital ; in the Double Concerto he was joined by cellist Miklos Perenyi. It also establishes the work as one that highlights the piano without giving it any sort of grand position.
The pianist simply leads the ensemble of the movement each movement has a different supporting cast of instruments but there is nothing remotely showy about the sound or the presumptions behind it.
Everything is presented with consummate precision and with the greatest consideration for a sensitive audience.
Quasi Una Fantasia Op. 27 (Full Score)
The second movement Presto minaccioso e lamentoso features a benign collection of fragmented utterances. Sometimes the references are more or less explicit quotations; in other pieces, the connections are more elliptical. Both have a relationship with the two piano sonatas of Beethoven’s Op 27 the second of them the Moonlightbut there are no explicit musical connections, and what links them in Kurtag’s mind is some intangible sense of structure or expressive purpose.
Largo is the essence of fragility. The slowly descending piano scale that opens It is one of the most perfect and unprecedented little movements to emerge from twentieth-century chamber music, but it endlessly enriched by the preceding movements.
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Streams Videos All Posts. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Genre Chamber Music Classical. There is no comparison to be had for the work’s concluding aria. The effect is one faantasia reminding the listener what can so easily destroy the performance, or any performance of this nature: That awareness is one of the main qualities of It fantasi one just enough of a glimpse into a wonderful world that the composer seems to not feel he has the time to elaborate upon.
Quasi una fantasia, for piano & instrumental groups, Op. 27
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A descending piano line with tiny utterances among the winds and then percussion says the most honest thing about beauty that no one cares to say, that it is iurtag.
The Double Concerto is larger-scale, and if anything even more remarkable – by turns physically assertive, wispily elegiac and ending in bleak acceptance. These exceptional scores formed the core of the last of the South Bank’s concerts in its Kurtag series. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.