The people here go mad. They blame the wind.

für Bass-Klarinette, Violoncello, Klavier und 12 Spieluhren

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EP14244
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Beschreibung

First performed at Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik by Trio Catch on 10 May 2014

Commissioned by Westdeutschen Rundfunk

Music-boxes played either by the clarinetist or an extra musician


For the past three years I have been composing pieces inspired by bells and music-box mechanisms. Today my research has shifted in another direction, but before moving on I decided to close completely this compositional cycle — that includes the pieces Clangs, D’après and Glockengießerei — with this new piece.

I was walking alone through Somerville (Boston), on a sunny, quiet day. The wind blew strongly for just a moment, and when it stopped, it left in the air a clanging harmony. It took me a few seconds to understand that this sound was made by metal chimes hanging from several doors. It made me smile!

After a few months, when I was starting to compose this piece, I was reading a poem by Dorothy Molloy. She kept repeating “The people here go mad. They blame the wind.” and it made me remember that day, that sound. So I decided to write it down.

I would like to thank the Trio Catch, for their passion and commitment to this project, and the engineers of Quadrature Berlin, for building this beautiful machine.

Clara Iannotta

Weitere Informationen

Artikelnummer: EP14244
Format: Noten
Seitenanzahl: 48
Erscheinungsdatum: 15/06/2017
Barcode: 9790014124762
ISMN: 9790014124762
Format: 23,2 x 30,3 cm
Instrumentation: Bass-Klarinette, Violoncello, Klavier und 12 Spieluhren

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