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Saariaho, Kaija, Hoitenga, Camilla, Karttunen, Ansi, Barrière, Jean-Baptiste, Stoianova, Ivanka, Mathieu, Jean-Baptiste

Prisma

1999

Helsinki: Werner Söderström Corporation. CD-ROM.

This CD-ROM presents the musical universe of Kaija Saariaho, a Finnish composer.

  1. “Moissons”: a short presentation by two musicians (Camilla Hoitenga and Ansi Karttunen) of two works, Près (1992) for cello and electronics and NoaNoa (1992) for flute and electronics.
  2. “Spectres”: Jean-Baptiste Barrière explains the various sound technologies used by Kaija Saariaho through examples from her works.
  3. “Mirrors”: a film by Jean-Baptiste Mathieu with music by Kaija Saariaho and a composition game to create music from small musical fragments played by Camilla Hoitenga (flute) and Ansi Karttunen (cello).
  4. “Nuées”: the poetic world of Kaija Saariaho (interviews, important artistic works, role of musical instruments).
  5. “Amers”: an analysis by Ivanka Stoianova of this work for cello, musical ensemble and electronics.

Monday 28 August 2006, by Pierre Couprie

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