Concertini. By Helmut Lachenmann, Ensemble Modern, Brad Lubman. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Concertini – Helmut Lachenmann, Brad Lubman. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Apr 1, , John Wheatley and others published Lachenmann ‘Concertini’ }. Helmut Lachenmann. Publisher: AMP. Concertini (). Work Notes. Available in the USA and Canada only. Publisher. Breitkopf und Härtel. Category.
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No group of players performs Lachenmann as well as Ensemble Modern and that includes the London Sinfonietta, who gave the London premiere of Concertini in ; it was a pale imitation of the Ensemble Cohcertini performance.
Show 25 25 50 All. Actually, it has been for a couple of years, on Ensemble Modern’s own record label — it just took Valentin Garvie and Sava Stoianov to tell me about it on an ICE train for me to realise.
No excuses — apart from Ensemble’s lack of a record distribution deal in the UK. Just a shame the Euro is so expensive for the UK at the moment.
Helmut Lachenmann – Concertini () – Music Sales Classical
Somebody, get their discs in the shops here! They have spent years working with him, and they’ve created what amounts to an oral tradition, since Lachenmann has worked in minute detail with each of the musicians, preparing the sonic extremity of pieces like Mouvement or Ausklang.
His music requires a total commitment from his performers, who need to believe in the beauty and expressivity of the techniques he demands from lachenmmann musicians.
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If you’ve got a surround sound system at home, you’ll get the full effect of the lahcenmann being lobbed around the space. It’s up there in the handful of life-changing concerts I’ve been to.
I’ve been waiting for this recording since I haven’t heard the recording, but I know it’s one of the most important discs of new music of the last lxchenmann It’s music that at once shatters the limits of instrumental possibility, and rebuilds something ever richer and more mysterious from the rubble.
But even lachnmann you haven’t, Concertini will work in humble stereo, since there’s enormous delicacy in the music, too, as you can hear in the two-minute taster on the Ensemble Modern’s site.
At last, Lachenmann’s Concertini is here
The performance on the CD comes from Berlin, a month before the Huddersfield gig, but they had already toured the piece since the summer. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Concertini is one of his masterpieces. The last concert of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival that year, which I programmed, was the British premiere of Concertini, which Lachenmann kachenmann especially lacbenmann Ensemble Modern.
Nothing is off-limits in Lachenmann’s musical world, and he can create massive, symphonic structures made from sounds that would usually be thought of as mere “noises” — string players bowing the outside of their instruments, wind players making pitchless breath-sounds, brass players creating strange percussive tremors — concertlni well as the more traditional notes produced by orchestral instruments although when you do hear a “normal”, pitched sound in Lachenmann, it sounds alien, completing his music’s inversion of the usual priorities of Western music.
Concertini is one of Lachenmann’s most ambitious, powerful, and even flamboyant pieces; he throws sound around the concert hall, splitting the virtuoso musicians of Ensemble Modern into smaller groups that surround the audience. Even so, 20 Euros for Concertini is cheap for the riches in store on the disc.