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Composition Seminar: BERND ALOIS ZIMMERMANN'S LATE WORK PHOTOPTOSIS

  • Seminar Room 1 3 Conservatory Drive Singapore Singapore (map)

MARTIN JAGGI presenter

This presentation will have a look into the many layers of Bernd Alois Zimmermann's late work Photoptosis, Prélude for large Orchestra. In his late music, Zimmermann developed a new personal compositional style, the pluralistic Klangkomposition, in which he works with the combination and the overlapping of different musical materials from various time periods that shine through a dense wall of sound.   The word Photoptosis is Greek, meaning roughly, incidence of light. In the Prélude, this process refers to the changes of colour occurring by the way the light comes in: here in the field of tone colours in the broadest sense. The inspiration behind this composition were the monochrome paintings by Yves Klein.

 

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