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Animal musicians
from 16 to November 26, 2022
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Vox Animalis

Solistes de l’Ensemble intercontemporain - Ligeti, Jolivet, Illean, Messiaen, Crumb
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 1h10



György Ligeti
Galamb Borong (extrait du Livre II des Etudes pour piano)
André Jolivet
L'Oiseau, La Chèvre, La Vache (extraits de Mana, pour piano)
Lisa Illean
Oeuvre nouvelle
commande de l'Ensemble intercontemporain
Olivier Messiaen
Abîme des oiseaux, pour clarinette (extrait du Quatuor pour la fin du temps)
George Crumb
Vox Balaenae
pour trois joueurs masqués
Solistes de l'Ensemble intercontemporain

In the late 1960s, George Crumb heard a recording of humpback whale song. A seed was planted, that would give rise to one of the American composer’s most singular masterpieces: Vox Balenae for Three Masked Players.

Getting here

Porte de Pantin station
M5 Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5 3B Tram 3B
221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris

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