The Last Century
Music by 20th-century composers.
During the 1970s and 1980s people in France and the United States started to explore overtones. These are frequencies greater than the fundamental frequency of a sound. This research led to new compositions. Today we will play some examples.
1 – Tristan Murail. Gondwana. Orchestre National de France led by Yves Prin.
2 – Jonathan Harvey. Mortuos plango, vivos voco.
3 – Gérard Grisey. Partiels. Asko Ensemble.
4 – John Chowning. Stria.
5 – Georg Friedrich Haas. In Nomine. Ensemble Recherche.Produced by: