We use cookies on our website to provide you with the best experience. Most of these are essential and already present.
We do require your explicit consent to save your cart and browsing history between visits. Read about cookies we use here.
Your cart and preferences will not be saved if you leave the site.

Soundohm

play
Out of stock

Helmut Lachenmann

Ausklang / Tableau

Label: Col Legno

Format: CD

Genre: Compositional

Out of stock

The title Ausklang (Final Notes, or Fading Away) is intended to be understood literally. Lachenmann's Musik für Klavier und Or-chester is centrally concerned with final notes and sounds fading away. In particular, it is concerned with piano sounds created with certain techniques (playing silently at the keyboard, special ways of operating the piano pedals, etc.). It is also concerned with the fading away of sound as the sounds of the piano are being picked up by the orchestra just as they are about to die away. But Ausklang is also a backward escape into the future, as it were, for Lachenmann playfully transforms the traditional orchestral apparatus and formal stereotypes employed in his music. “After I have turned the rituals into the object of reflection, I play them through,” Lachenmann once said. Despite its smaller scale and compressed dimensions, Tableau points into the same direction.
Details
Cat. number: WWE 1CD 31862
Year: 1994