Chant de l’oiseau qui n’existe pas

pour illustrer le poème de Claude Aveline

(couverture de Chant de l’oiseau qui n’existe pas)
  • sheet music pour flûte
  • ISMN 979-0-2318-0043-2
  • 21 x 29.7 cm
  • stapled booklet
  • 4 pages
  • 32 g
  • Publisher : Symétrie
  • Public price t. incl. : €5.00

    All his life, Sauguet had been in touch with artists of diμerent generations and backgrounds: composers of course, interpreters, choreographers and dancers, poets, actors, painters and decorators, film-makers… He often spoke of his many friendships as constituting, in his mind, a spiritual family, to which he had written many pages of occasion, tributes and testimonies (Prélude à une exposition de peinture, for a premiere at the Rive Gauche art-gallery in 1937; Toast pour Henry Barraud to celebrate his achievement within the French radio institutions; 80 notes clavecines, written for the 80th birthday of Wanda Landowska).

    The Chant de l’oiseau qui n’existe pas is written to “illustrate the poem by [friend] Claude Aveline” and is taken from his collection called Portrait de l’oiseau-qui-n’existe-pas et autres poèmes (Hoffmann publishers, Canada, 1961).

    Bruno Berenguer
    (translation Philippe Do)

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