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GIRARD, A.: Cercle de la Vie (Le) / Eloge de la folie / Les Noces d'Orphee / L'Effroi de la nuit froide (Fessard, Bihan, G. Girard)

Composer(s):Girard, Anthony
Artist(s) Bihan, Fabrice, cello • Fessard, Jean-Marc, clarinet • Girard, Genevieve, piano
Period(s) Contemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber MusicInstrumental
Catalogue 8.572993
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
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Anthony Girard is a unique voice in contemporary French music. He is at once heir to the tradition established by Fauré and Debussy, whilst he has also absorbed elements of Minimalism and oriental music. Poetry and mysticism are at the heart of his works, notably reflected in his vibrant Eloge de la folie (In Praise of Folly) and the mythic Les Noces d’Orphée (The Marriage of Orpheus), composed in 2004. Le Cercle de la vie (The Circle of Life) is an important set of 24 piano preludes exploring a circular inner journey.


   




Review By Jacques Viret,Revue Musicale de Suisse Romande,September 2013

Anthony Girard, compositeur français quinquagénaire, est l’un des plus remarquables parmi les « indépendants » ; entendons par là ceux qui, lentement mais sûrement, tournent la page de ce qu’on n’ose plus décemment appeler l’avant-garde. Autant dire que ses oeuvres illustrent la tradition bien comprise : non l’artificielle conservation d’un passé révolu mais le renouvellement des valeurs permanentes – l’harmonie, la tonalité en l’occurrence. D’une immédiate séduction, elles puisent leur substance aux sources de la sensibilité, de la poésie, du rêve, de la vie intérieure. Elles tiennent l’auditeur en

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Review By Michaël Sebaoun,Classica,April 2013


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Review By Michaël Sebaoun,Classica,April 2013


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Review By Michaël Sebaoun,Classica,April 2013


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