The Sequenza-Series is considered to be one of the most important cycles of the 20th century. Luciano Berio: Sequenza I for flute | UE November Berio’s Sequenza I has been a part of the modern flutist’s cannon ever since it’s publication in by Zerboni in Milan. The. Berio Sequenza Audio Recording and Saunders Bite. Posted on . Luciano Berio’s Sequenza no.1 for flute is one of my favorite pieces.

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I practice like this with either one or two movements of Bach. I have performed the piece several times, and have no exclusivity — except for in the Netherlands Sorry! Often there are rapid, virtuosic passages punctuated by the stillness of a single note, where the quality of sound and the relationship to its environment are of utmost importance. Specifically for the SequenzaI consider the soul of the work to be in the long, held-out notes.


In general, there are rules of thumb for atonal solo works. Streams Videos All Posts. I was talking to another local flutist who had worked with Berio on the Sequenza.

I am allowing myself a luxury. So if you are interested in a massive, expressive, sighing, ranting piece fpute bass flute with low B, please check it out!

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AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. I have only the bfrio reservations: Luciano Berio’s Sequenza I for flute is an example of a partially indeterminate musical form. Introspection Late Night Partying. Sustained pitches are set against fast passagework, high is set against low, aggressive against introspective: The symmetrical chromatic scale gives way to more complex collections of notes; these more complex gestures are incorporated into the work in sequeza way that provides the impression whole blocks of notes in counterpoint with other blocks.


The seqjenza version has been in my memory for about 20 years now. Nevertheless, neither you nor I can assume that a work without a traditional tonal center and without traditional harmonic relationships is devoid of centers and relationships entirely. These could be, for example, long, held-out notes or notes that follow a rest. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Some time ago I posted about recording the Berio Sequenza for Flute.

Like Berio’s successive solo works–and apart from certain rhetorical-historical commentary lucianp may be present in these–Sequenza I embodies a quest for counterpoint and harmony through the means of a single melodic line. I was with my family in St. But contact me or Rebecca first, because she has made significant changes to the score since my last performance in Berlin September which I am not sure Ricordi has published yet.

There is an unwritten book inside me about this work, but for now I would like to consider one aspect of the work that often gets ignored: While that may make for a better performance, the audio does have some issues of timing; some passages could have been more accurate regarding speed and length, had I been looking at the score.

I also love teaching it; it has so much to offer in terms of technique especially articulation! The video has not been issued yet, but I hope that when it comes out it will offset my disquiet.

I am unashamedly brio from the old edition. Share on facebook twitter tumblr.


Here is an example of her graphic score, Stripsody https: No rehearsals or teaching this early in the year. This juxtaposition of regulated versus improvisatory musical materials, however, was not the main impetus behind Sequenza I.

This is luxury, as I have said. Well, I have news for you, Sr. So how do you prepare, follow the score or the recorded performance?

Sequenzas; Due Pezzi; Musica Leggera; etc. Romantic Evening Sex All Lucino.

AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Here is the bdrio. Spontaneity in performance, then, comes from the moment-to-moment adjustments of rhythm and performance gesture called for by Berio’s suggestive–rather than prescriptive–notation.

Luciano Berio: Sequenza I

I would argue that in this context, these matters require even more consideration. So many other projects have been realized since our session in January that there has been a large gap between recording and release, but we have made sure the recording is decent.

Berio notated the piece so that an individual staff line has a fixed duration, while the durations of individual notes are indicated proportionately–that is, a small distance between one note and the next denotes a short duration, whereas a greater distance denotes a longer duration. One bsrio influence on Berio that I think really should be mentioned is that of the musicians around him, namely, his wife at the time, Cathy Berberianfor whom he wrote the third Sequenza. But the Dutch premiere is scheduled for the Concertgebouw May