Olivier Messiaen – Appel Interstellaire (for solo horn). Olivier Messiaen – Appel Interstellaire (for solo horn) by eseabra_3 in Topics and sheet music messiaen appel interstellaire solo horn. Performed by french horn player Stefan Dohr as an encore following his concerto performance of Strauss’s Horn Concerto No 1 with the.

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For that collection, Messiaen wrote a brief movement for solo horn.

It was originally composed for an entirely different purpose. There are some that bother me deeply most typically by abusing the intefstellaire I mention above.

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As the full work was only premiered in it was not well known when I was in school and I did not study it at the time but it has become much better known today. Brash, wide open, and so far as you can retain control of interstelpaire notes very loud and perhaps even with a wide vibrato, like this:.

Claire Delbos first wife Yvonne Loriod second wife. This particular movement is for solo horn.

The first is listed in the score as being Psalm By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The piano is treated as a solo instrument throughout the work, with the fourth and ninth movements being extended piano cadenzas, while the sixth movement “Appel interstellaire” is for horn alone.


The score has two Interstellaure passages in French on the page before this movement to set the intefstellaire.

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We should be able to work something out! Messiaen specified that the work is in three sections: As others have suggested, do listen to as many recordings as you can. Views Read Edit View aplel.

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Several passages are to represent bird calls but appsl strike me as sounding also like Native American flute. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. From the canyons to the stars My highly subjective advice follows: They are powerful passages to ponder listening to this work. Messiaen showcases an incredibly wide range of colors that we can produce on the horn in this short piece, and half-stopping produces ijterstellaire better echo effect than fully stopping.

The title is followed by quotes: If you want to use any substantial portion of this commercially e. I personally interpret the squiggly line as a suggested contour, not as permission for whatever noises a performer might wish to produce. Below is a great performance from Appe start listening to this work now! I hope to see ASU students make use of our score of the work many times in the coming years.


The work certainly for me very effectively conjures up mental images of apoel southwest. The music is extraordinarily difficult for the performer, who must master a range of techniques: Horn Notes Edition on Amazon -. This work I have heard is, if you are serious about winning the International Horn Competition of the Americasa must play work. Facebook Twitter Reddit Tumblr Print. The movements are as follows: Along the way we hear the calls of two birds—the Chinese thrush and the canyon wren —and at the end the music fades into silence on a recall of the faint oscillations.

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Your email address will not be published. The string section consists of only 6 violins3 violas3 cellosand 1 double bass with fifth-string lower extension. International Women’s Brass Conference -.

This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat My highly subjective advice follows:.

As others have noted, translate the French instructions!