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Track(s) taken from CDH55175

Heures séculaires et instantanées

composer

Yitkin Seow (piano)
Recording details: January 1989
St Barnabas's Church, North Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Andrew Keener
Engineered by Tim Handley
Release date: June 1989
Total duration: 2 minutes 51 seconds
 
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The Heures séculaires et instantanées are accompanied by a surrealistic scenario involving a Negro holding his cerebellum in his hand, roads calling out to one another, twilight at midday, a village clock striking thirteen, and chunks of granite jostling among themselves in panic. For all that, the music is plain and angular.

from notes by James Harding © 1989

Les Heures séculaires et instantanées s’accompagnent d’un scénario surréaliste: un nègre tient à la main son cervelet, des routes s’appellent mutuellement, le crépuscule est à midi, une horloge de village sonne treize heures et des blocs de granit se bousculent, affolées.

extrait des notes rédigées par James Harding © 1989
Français: Hypérion

Die Heures séculaires et instantanées werden von einem surrealistischen Szenar begleitet, in dem es um einen Neger geht, der sein Zerebellum in der Hand hät, um Straßen, die sich durch Zurufe verständigen, Dämmerung zur Mittagszeit, eine Dorfuhr, die Dreizehn schlägt, sowie Granitbrocken, die in Panik aneinander stoßen. Trotz alledem ist die Musik schlicht und kantig.

aus dem Begleittext von James Harding © 1989
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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