Les Niais de Sologne

1999
« Les Niais de Sologne » for 8 musicians [ob./engl horn. – cl. in la – bass cl. basse/cl.in sib – Marimba/vibraphone – piano – vl – vla – vcl] (1999)

In Rameau's day, the "Niais de Sologne" (the "Simpleton from Sologne") was someone "who deceives for his own gain, a sly fellow who pretends to be a simpleton, who is in fact well aware of his own interests, ans who often deceives others". The opening of the piece in no way anticipates the fiery pace of the ending, and yet, deduction is the key to everything...


Membre(s)
Numéro
2
Durée
0:13:0
Effectif

for 8 instruments [Ob-Cl-bass Cl-Perc.-Pno-Vl-Vla-Vcl]

Comment
First performance: Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, 20.02.00, Festival Présences, Paris - Janus 2000 tour.
Commissioned by Musiques Nouvelles and Itinéraire.