Berio composed the first of his Sequenze in , for flute; it was published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni. Having set himself the task of writing multi-voiced music . The Sequenza series is regarded as one of the most important cycles of the 20th century. In this series Berio discovers the capabilities of an instrument and its. 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.

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The video has not been issued yet, but I hope that when it comes out it will offset my disquiet. The symmetrical chromatic scale gives way to more wequenza 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.

I have also enjoyed watching Paula Robison speak on the subject. I was with my family in St. Here is the link.

In general, there are rules of thumb for atonal solo works. Specifically for the SequenzaI consider the soul of the work to be in the long, held-out notes. I also love teaching it; it has so much to offer in terms of technique especially articulation!

I find it very revealing though. 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. 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 concentrate on Berio.

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Berio | Helen Bledsoe, Flutist

No rehearsals or teaching this early in the year. Only recently did I come to know she composed herself. I am unashamedly playing from the old edition. I love her recording of the vocal Sequenza too, but I just came across a recent recording of the Sequenza no. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Being a creature born myself in midth century, I am hoping the good people of Universal Edition will forgive me.


One big 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. I was talking to another local flutist who had worked with Berio on the Sequenza.

Sequenza I, for flute

This is one of the most difficult pieces for flute. Don’t have an account? 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 am allowing myself a luxury. Berio’s precedents in this regard include the solo flute and other solo instrumental works of Bachbut the harmonic language of the twentieth century required a new approach to this “virtual polyphony. Family can be stressful, my son is at a difficult age, I myself am at a difficult age. Aequenza Learn hands-on advice on technique, sound and musical interpretation – exemplified through masterclasses of some of the most important and beautiful works. In free-tonal music there is also a hierarchy of intervals, the sewuenza important points of orientation being the flutte intervals octaves, fifths, fourthsespecially when they form tones that draw attention to themselves.

One of the really big challenges on flute is to play the Berio Sequenza.

Flute Visions of the 20th Century. So if you are interested in a massive, expressive, sighing, ranting piece for bass flute with low B, please check it out! Often there are rapid, virtuosic passages punctuated by the stillness of a single note, where the quality of sound and the relationship bwrio its environment are of utmost importance. Name Review Rating 5 4 3 2 1.



This is one reason it is not my favorite piece to listen to. From A to Z, Vol. Here is an example of her graphic score, Stripsody https: 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.

The pitch materials of Sequenza I are initially simple, consisting primarily of descending chromatic scale passages that incorporate octave displacement and rhythmic ambiguity.

Sequenza I – Wikipedia

This winter break has been very stressful. So how do you prepare, follow the score or the recorded performance? 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. Like Berio’s successive solo works–and apart from certain rhetorical-historical commentary that may be present in these–Sequenza I embodies a quest for counterpoint and harmony through the means of a single melodic line.

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. Genre Chamber Music Classical.

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Spontaneity in performance, then, comes from the moment-to-moment adjustments of rhythm and performance gesture called for by Berio’s suggestive–rather than sequennza. Learn hands-on advice on technique, sound and musical interpretation – exemplified through masterclasses of some of the most important and beautiful works.

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