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Luz Meridional


Luz Meridional : 24 piano études / Andrian Pertout, Michael Kieran Harvey.

  • Published by Move Records — 2018 [MD 3435] — 1 CD (73 min.)
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  • Library Availability: CD 3013 — Reference (not for loan) copy only


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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Luz meridional (2012) twenty-four études for pianoforte
Recorded/performed at: Move Studios, Melbourne, on 2018.
Andrián Pertout Michael Kieran Harvey 1 hours, 13 mins, 11 sec.

Product details

A CD with bonus DVD. Luz Meridional was composed by Andrián Pertout for pianist Michael Kieran Harvey. Comprising 24 solo piano études each piece contains a quotation from an early Australian composer.

The bonus DVD-ROM contains video of seven of the études, a short documentary about the work, and various PDF documents and scores about Luz Meridional, including a long analytical essay by Arjun von Caemmerer. These can be copied from the DVD to your computer.

The quotations from the Australian composers utilise and transform this material in various ways: contrapuntal procedures, formal structures, pointillism, time point sets, tempo canons, combinatoriality, imitation, linear additive composition models, ornamentation, ostinato, quotations, rhyme schemes, serialism, inversions and palindromes, interval exploration, reharmonization, additive rhythms, bell ringing sequences, De Bruijn sequences, isorhythms, metric modulations, non-retrogradable rhythms, polyrhythms, True Random Number Generators, etc.

Duration: 73 min.

Contents note:

No. 1, Niño durmiente -- No. 2, Encuentro -- No. 3, Diversión -- No. 4, Balada -- No. 5, Poema sinfónico  -- No. 6, Danza de guerra -- No. 7, Caleidoscopio -- No. 8, Canción colonial -- No. 9, Nostalgia -- No. 10, El bosque -- No. 11, Melancolía -- No. 12, Retrospectivo -- No. 13, Meditación -- No. 14, Elegía -- No. 15, Síntesis -- No. 16, Bagatela -- No. 17, En la piscina -- No. 18, El anillo de nuevas campanas -- No. 19, Fantasma del mar -- No. 20, Gloria -- No. 21, Despedida -- No. 22 -- No. 23, Himno para la muerte de Jesús -- No. 24, Seis perfiles.

Includes DVD with extended programme notes, documentary about the work, and video of seven excerpts from the 2017 live performance.

Liner booklet includes programme notes.

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