Memories of old dreams  | Erinnerungen an alte Traeume
a concise story of the conical flute | eine prägnante Geschichte der konischen Querflöte
 
Program Concert | Programmkonzert 

Programme:

Part I.

a dream I had

Danse Printaniere - Charles Koechlin (1867-1950)^

Suite in C minor - Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (1674-1763)^

Prelude | Allemande | Sarabande | Menuette I & II | Gigue

​Part II.

Stalker (excerpt) - Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986)
Andante espressivo, Op.157b, No.12 - Charles Koechlin *

Music, when soft voices die - Percy Shelley (1792-1822)

Sonate in B minor - Pierre Gabriel Buffardin (1693-1768) *

Adagio | Allegro | Adagio | Vivace

Part III.

 

 The Unnamable (excerpt) - Samuel Beckett

   Sonate in G major - transcribed by Louis Drouet (1792-1873) - Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) `

             Allegro assai | Tempo di Minuetto, ma molto moderato e grazioso | Allegro vivace

Part IV.

Apparition - Victor Hugo

Beau soir - Koechlin#

      Nocturne pour harpe et flûte - François Joseph Naderman (1781-1835) & Jean Louis Tulou (1786-1865) #

       Larghetto sostenuto | Tyrolienne de Guillaume Tell | Ronoletto Allegro moderato 

Part V.

 

     Invisible Arts - Alejandra Pizarnik

Marche Funebre - Koechlin^

Night, the poem - Pizarnik

      Konzert in G minor, QV5:196 - Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773)^

     Allegro di molto, ma con brio | Larghetto | Presto

^ Baroque flute after Hotteterre, Theorbo, Viola da Gamba | a=392Hz

* Baroque flute after Buffardin, Harpsichord/Orchestra | a=415Hz

` Keyed-flute after Grenser, Fortepiano | a=430Hz

# Original keyed-flute by H.F. Meyer, c.a. 1870, original Harp by Erard Freres, 1808 | a=435Hz

Listening to music played on a period instrument is like hearing someone's stories told in their own words and in their own voice. But it is not the authenticity of historical instruments that fascinates me most, but rather the amiable intimacy. Intimacy between the composer and his music, then his music and me. Intimacy between me and those who once lived before me, and who will live again through my music-making. Intimacy between the past, present, and future; between reality and the infinite possible worlds, where we are all connected with each other, and where we will find solace.

 

A story of the conical flute told in her voice.

 

What would she say?

How would she sound?

Where would she take us?

Programme note:

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