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CASABLANCAS, B.: Dark Backward of Time (The) / 3 Epigrams / Postlude / Love Poem (Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National Orchestra, Mas-Conde)

    

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CASABLANCAS, B.: Dark Backward of Time (The) / 3 Epigrams / Postlude / Love Poem (Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National Orchestra, Mas-Conde)

Expressive power, meticulous virtuosity and a refined musical language combining the traditional and the avant garde have made Benet Casablancas one of today’s most widely recognised Spanish composers. The Dark Backward of Time is a richly-scored symphonic meditation, by turns tumultuous and tranquil. Among Casablancas’s best-known pieces, Three Epigrams concentrates exultant, nocturnal and jocular writing into a miniature triptych. Postlude and Love Poem are ambitious works in which compositional complexity turns towards greater formal and harmonic refinement. His tribute to compatriot Salvador Dalí evokes the lyricism and vibrant contrasts characteristic of the Spanish Surrealist painter’s works.


Casablancas, Benet

  The Dark Backward of Time
1.   The Dark Backward of Time 00:17:59
  3 Epigrames (Epigrams)
2.   No. 1. Allegro - Exultant (Esultante) 00:03:05
3.   No. 2. Molto lento - Nocturn (Notturno) 00:06:25
4.   No. 3. Finale: Allegro assai - Giocoso 00:03:51
  Postludi (Postlude)
5.   Postludi (Postlude) 00:21:28

Casablancas, Benet
Marti i Pol, Miquel, lyricist(s)

  Poema de amor (Love Poem)
6.   Poema de amor (Love Poem) 00:06:23

Casablancas, Benet

  Intrada sobre el nom de DALI
7.   Intrada sobre el nom de DALI 00:02:42

Total Playing Time: 01:01:53






Composer(s):
Casablancas, Benet

Lyricist(s):
Marti i Pol, Miquel

Conductor(s):
Mas-Conde, Salvador

Orchestra(s):
Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National Orchestra

Artist(s):
Sala, Ofelia

Label: Naxos

Series: 21st Century Classics

Genre: Orchestral; Vocal

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.579002

Barcode: 747313900275

Physical Release: 07/2010

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