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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You contain, sea of ebony, a dazzling dream of sails, of rowers, of flames and of masts Henri Dutilleux, Vladimir Agopov: The music of Henri Dutilleux figured prominently in concerts of the National Symphony Orchestra during Mstislav Rostropovich’s tenure as music director monve Each of the five movements was inspired by the poetry of Charles Baudelaire[1] and the overall feel of the work is mysterious and oneiric.

Moreover, each movement is prefaced by a quotation from Baudelaire. Large et ample ” The music is at first quiet but leads to the main section which is highly rhythmic and displays extended techniques.

Tout un monde lointain

Past Performances National Symphony Orchestra: A relatively brief epilogue in which materials from the preceding movements are combined. Structurally, the work is extremely complex. Connect facebook twitter youtube instagram tumblr. It ends with the soloist playing a high A, which is hn the first note of the second movement. Concertante music by Henri Dutilleux Mstislav Rostropovichthe cellist for whom the work was written, in The superscription comes from the same poem as the title of the entire work: Concertante music by Henri Dutilleux.

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The superscription comes from the same poem as the title of the entire work:. Dutilleux took this title from Baudelaire ‘s poem “La chevelure,” from which the individual titles of the five movements are also taken. It was at Rostropovich’s urging, however, that Dutilleux got round to the project, and the work mmonde recorded by Rostropovich and Serge Baudo shortly after they gave the premiere in July Back Plan Your Trip.

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Search Search Gift Shop cart Cart. Retrieved 1 July The music goes through several nervous climaxes then disappears suddenly on a suspended tremolo figure played by the cello. This theme is cross-referenced throughout the work.

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Our two hearts will be two large torches that will reflect their double lights in our two spirits, those twin mirrors A whole world distant, absent, all but dead? These “Enigma,” “Gaze,” “Surges,” “Mirrors,” and “Hymn” dutklleux something of the atmosphere of the whole, but are not to be interpreted too literally.

Ironically, by the time Dutilleux began to write it, Markevitch had been replaced and the work was premiered by Rostropovich and the Paris Orchestra in Aix-en-Provence in Hold on to your dreams: Tout un monde lointain. Dutilleux quite specifically did not label this work a concerto?


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The second and fourth sections are slow moving, while the third has the function of a scherzo, with solo writing of enormous technical difficulty. And in this strange and symbolic nature”. There is no break or pause between the movements. Concerto for cello; Agopov: Occupied with other projects, Dutilleux only completed the concerto in The opening movement sets out a basic dialogue between solo cello and orchestra, wide-ranging in tempo and registral effects, but with no sense of resolution between the protagonists.

A phrase, modal in essence, often interrupted by silences or by lountain pulsations from percussion.

The title Dutilleux chose,? Tout un monde lontain; Metaboles; Mystere de l’instant. The line is printed in full on the title page of the score: The Greatest Cello Concertos. As the soloist plays, similar? The line is printed in full on the title page of the score:.

The orchestra dutilleuz treated in a sectionalized, pointilliste fashion.

Dutilleux was commissioned to write the work by Igor Markevitchwho wanted a new concerto for Mstislav Rostropovich to perform with his Lamoureux Orchestra in the mids.