AzBaja.com, Home of the VW Baja Bug  
BizStore » Music » Yves Ramette: In Times of Torment
United States Canada United Kingdom Germany France Japan

BizStore » Music
Yves Ramette: In Times of Torment
Yves Ramette: In Times of Torment

List Price: N/A
Our Price: $14.99
Availability: Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your credit card will not be charged until we ship the item.
Manufacturer: Navona
Publisher: Navona
Artist(s): Erik Van Heyningen, Karolina Rojahn, Vít Muzík, Carmine Miranda

Buy it now at Amazon.com!
Add To Cart
Product Description:
Binding: Audio CD
EAN: 0896931003353
Item Dimensions: Array
Label: Navona
Languages: Array
Manufacturer: Navona
Number Of Discs: 1
Number Of Items: 1
Publisher: Navona
Release Date: 2016-04-08
Studio: Navona
Editorial Review:
String Quartet, Op. 20 is an early work characterized by fierce rhythmic energy. The composition emphasizes ensemble unisons and parallel writing to great effect, but there are also brief explorations of a more contrapuntal, choral style of writing that can be found in its more tranquil moments. The sudden, jerking changes in tempo and sections of spiraling chromatic chaos help to create an athletic composition that demands focus and cohesiveness from the entire ensemble. In the 3 Poems of Francis Carco (1886-1958), Ramettes opus 3 composed in 1944, each piece presents a different aspect of his manner of compositional writing. In the first work, the baritone sings a simple step-wise motion, in a modal style close to the Gregorian Chant, while the ensemble accompanies with post romantic harmonies. In the second piece, the gloomy text is spoken, not sung, while the piano accentuates the tragic emotion with more modernist harmonies. The last work units both facets, highlighting the use of classical melody built on top of a nontraditional harmony, one of Yves Ramettes compositional characteristics. The whole work expresses a poignant feeling. In Violin Sonatas 1 & 2 (Op. 18 and 23), Ramette displays his full understanding of the expressiveness of the violin, which is in turn bright and soaring, quiet and reflective, and forceful and energetic. The pieces are composed of distinct and colorful scenes characterized by recurring and evolving rhythmic motives in the violin supported by the full, open chords of the piano. Sonata No. 1 carries a dedication to Marcel Despard, a colleague and fellow composer. The Cello Sonata presents some characteristics of the French Impressionist Era. The work begins with a kind of cadenza, the cello sweetly playing subtle rhythms and lush harmonies, a soft whisper floating in the listeners ear. The piano, providing a contrasting timbre, responds with ambiguous chord combinations. This sonata offers a distinct voice from Ramettes previous post-romantic violin sonatas, highlighting a rubato tempo and more abstract harmonies.
Buy it now at Amazon.com!
Based on Amazon Store Manager Copyright © 2005 - 2018 Nuke Business Resources
Amazon Store

If you see Errors please E-mail Eric (AT) AzBaja.com X XX XXX
azbaja.com Webutation

eXTReMe Tracker
XXXX
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster. Any use, commercial or educational, requires written permission from the author.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy