Articles tagged 'Pecou'
Six composers were asked to write pieces which respond to exhibits or objects in the London Science Museum.
You might think that the Italians invented music, such is their constant reassessment of the past.
Like Messiaen and Vivier, Pécou employs Western instruments and structures yet reflects other music. This Parisian with Caribbean ancestry (b. 1965) also perpetuates the crystal palette of Ravel, Dutilleux and Boulez in orchestral and chamber works.
Having negotiated the 20th century’s main styles, Silvestrov abandons them for an introspective Romantic cloud.