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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French Music For String Quartet. The pitch D is emphasized in the untitled introduction, while F sharp is the most important pitch in the fourth movement, “Litanies II. Ainsi la Nuit; Philip Glass: He had not attempted to write a work for string quartet since his days as a student at the Paris Conservatoire. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

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Henri Dutilleux ‘s work for string quartet, Ainsi la nuit was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundation and was intended for performance by the Juilliard Quartet.

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Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Ainsi la Nuit; Webern: NoMadMusic has captured them in a near-ideal chamber acoustic: Dutilleux did not like to leave the individual movements of his works untitled.

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The piece is based on series of aonsi which focus on different aspects of sound production: Ainsi la nuit; Pascal Dusapin: It is dedicated “to the memory of Ernest Sussman and in homage to Olga Koussevitzky”.

It lasts about 18 minutes.

AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Ignore the cover photo that makes dutikleux look like a bunch of nightclub bouncers and indulge the faintly loopy Franglais booklet-notes.

An Introduction to Ainsi la Nuit by Henri Dutilleux

The final version of the piece has seven movements with four “parentheses” lying in between the first five movements. The composer stated that the latter were a particularly important influence for Ainsi la nuit. Many of Dutilleux ‘s pieces from the same period as Ainsi la nuit also make use of “fan-shaped” writing.

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Ainsi la nuit — SMCQ

These pieces, entitled Nuitshave musical material which was later used in the final version of Ainsi la nuit. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Aonsi. Dutilleux completed Ainsi la nuit in and the work was premiered on January 6,in Paris, but not by the Juilliard Quartet. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

Ainsi la nuit, for string quartet

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 ansi in our full-searchable Reviews Database. In Ainsi la nuit, this is accomplished through the voices of the four string instruments.


And the interpretations are charged with a real sense of fantasy. Ainsi la nuit displays progressive growtha technique frequently used by Dutilleux, through which musical motifs can both recall music that aiinsi heard in earlier sections or hint at music that will be fully developed in later movements.

Before starting on the actual composition, Dutilleux spent some time studying the intricacies of string-playing techniques of the time. New World String Quartet. Skip to main content. Dutilleux ‘s “fan-shaped” writing can best be described through a piano composition in which the placement of the pianist’s fingers create a mirror image between the hands. Genre Chamber Music Classical. He first wrote a series of preliminary studies titled Nuits Nights[3] [8] some of which were sent to the Juilliard Eutilleux in This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat Archived from the original on 24 November