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for violin and percussion, M.630 (2002-4)
LISTEN TO THE FIRST EXCERPT (beginning) :
LISTEN TO THE SECOND EXCERPT :
Jan Dobrzelewski, violin ; Romain Kuonen, percussion
This work has been written for the Continents Percussion Ensemble (Jan Dobrzelewski, violin ; Stuart Marrs, percussion), which has first performed it in June 2004, at the Teatro Nacional of San Jose (Costa Rica). The proposed excerpt is taken from the recording of the 1st Swiss performance, in Saint-Maurice, on July 2nd, 2004.
Duration of the work : approximately 12 minutes
« Reflets » (“Reflections” in English) for violin and percussion has been written between 2002 and 2004. Violin and percussion respond to one another, imitate, influence, attract, repulse or call out to each other, like reflections. At some moments, one may think to the reflections of water, which sometimes is clear and calm, and at other times agitated or even muddy. Sometimes, it may even evoke distorting mirrors. At last, the reflections can be of psychological nature : recalls and reminiscences of a past which has been modified and reinterpreted by the play of memory or subconscious.