We use cookies to ensure the best possible browsing experience on our website. By clicking OK, you consent to our use of cookies. Click here to read more about our cookie policy. 

Amers

COMPOSER: Kaija Saariaho
PUBLISHER: Chester Music
PRODUCT TYPE: Score
INSTRUMENT GROUP: Chamber Ensemble
Amers is the title of a book of poems by Saint-John Perse, dedicated to the sea. It is also the title chosen by Kaija Saariaho, born in Finland in 1952, for a work completed in the studios of IRCAM in Paris. Amers is theFrenchword for 'navigation beacons', strategically spaced along the coast for
€ 70,08
incl. tax
Special order
Usually ships within 5 days
This product cannot be ordered at the moment.
Not available in your region.
Specifications
Composer Kaija Saariaho
Publisher Chester Music
Instrumentation Cello and Chamber Ensemble
Product Type Score
Instrument Group Chamber Ensemble
Style Period Post 1901
Year of Publication 2002
Genre Classical
EAN 5020679165584
Style Period Post 1901
No. MUSCH60899
Description
Amers is the title of a book of poems by Saint-John Perse, dedicated to the sea. It is also the title chosen by Kaija Saariaho, born in Finland in 1952, for a work completed in the studios of IRCAM in Paris.

Amers is theFrenchword for 'navigation beacons', strategically spaced along the coast for sailors. One of the earliest ideas about the piece was the effect of a solo cello 'as a sailor charting a course through a sea of sounds', but hisjourney,scattered with phrases defined by the existing sound material, is hampered by the surroundings. To a certain extent Amers is a concerto, even though the composer has tried to avoid the usual duel between orchestra andsoloist. Instead the piece divides naturally on three levels - each with a certain independence. The cello, juxtaposed with the instrumental ensemble and with computer generated sounds, cannot reach its scheduled ports of calldirectlyand is often pulled off course.

    Loading
    Loading