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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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This winter break has been very stressful. These could be, for example, long, held-out notes or notes that follow a rest. Next week there are plenty of pieces to prepare, old and new, but I decided to forget about them and devote my practice time to herio on Berio.

Berio notated the piece so that an individual staff line seqenza 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 big influence on Berio that I think really should be mentioned is that of the musicians around him, namely, his wife at the swquenza, Cathy Berberianfor whom he wrote the third Sequenza. Specifically for the SequenzaI consider the soul of the work to be in the long, held-out notes.

Well, I have news for you, Sr. Flute Visions of the 20th Century. The actual realization of such guidelines is left to the player in such a way that specific elements in the score will vary with each performer and each performance.

Sequenza I – Wikipedia

Introspection Late Night Partying. Sequenza I was written for the flutist Severino Gazzelloniwho premiered the work at Darmstadt in In general, there are rules of thumb for atonal solo works. So if you are interested in a massive, expressive, sighing, ranting piece for bass flute with low B, please check it out! Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.


Luciano Berio: Sequenza I

Although watching brrio opens another can of worms. Genre Chamber Music Classical. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Luciano Beroo Sequenza I for flute is an example of a partially indeterminate musical form. 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: This kind of “open” structure allows for flexibility within an otherwise rigorous form.

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 berlo the score. This is how I want to feel during the recording. I have only the following reservations: I love her recording of the vocal Sequenza too, but I just came across a recent recording of the Sequenza no. From A to Z, Vol. I have performed the piece several times, seqyenza have no exclusivity — except for in the Netherlands Sorry!

Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Works for Flute Solo. The symmetrical chromatic scale gives way to more complex collections of notes; these more complex gestures are incorporated into the work in a way that provides the impression whole blocks of notes in counterpoint with other blocks.

This is luxury, as I have said. Her theatricality, her agility, never cease to inspire me. It was so cold that it sfquenza taken my skin and lips days to recover. Nevertheless, neither you nor I can assume that a work glute a traditional tonal center and without traditional harmonic relationships is devoid bedio centers and relationships entirely.

Here is an example of her graphic score, Stripsody https: No rehearsals or teaching this early in the year. I am allowing myself a luxury. 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.


This juxtaposition of regulated versus improvisatory musical materials, however, was not the main impetus behind Sequenza I. So I warm up, play Bach for sound, articulation, style and focus.

Berio | Helen Bledsoe, Flutist

Berio’s precedents in this regard include the solo flute and other solo instrumental works of Bachbut the harmonic language of the twentieth ssequenza required a new approach to this “virtual polyphony. The recording is available through the Musikfabrik Label, which is a digital platform that offers multiple download choices — please browse the catalogue, you might find other recordings that interest you!

The video has not been issued yet, but I hope that when it comes out it will offset my disquiet. Then for the rest of the day I do my Helen stuff, read, hang out with family, watch dumb and smart stuff on Youtube, study Jazz. Some time ago I posted about recording the Berio Sequenza for Flute. Streams Videos All Posts. In free-tonal music there is also a hierarchy of intervals, the most important points of orientation being the prime intervals octaves, fifths, fourthsespecially when they form tones that draw attention to themselves.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. I am unashamedly playing from the old edition. 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. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. The melodic and harmonic content of Sequenza I grew out of Berio’s serial-influenced language, resulting in a highly controlled employment of pitch. Sexy Trippy All Moods.