Etude pour octuor de violoncelles»
Study for eight cellos
: Edith Lejet
Composition in 2019
Duration : 5 minutes
Commissioned by the Conservatory of Music and Dance of Laon
Creation : Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Laon
This piece was not designed for educational purposes. However it is accessible
to good students at the end of the second cycle, as well as to third cycle
Of modest dimensions, it aims to release a positive message of beauty
It looks like a sustained song, seemingly very free, that might be perceived
like an improvisation. In fact its writing, in search of fluidity, must
comply with very strict requirements. It is therefore elaborated with
The general harmonic color emanating from this music is closely related
to the melodic unfolding.
Often the scale offered by the succession of natural harmonic sounds achievable
on the cello is exploited.
In the course of the piece, one can note some rather dramatic episodes.