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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Appel Interstellaire [Interstellar Call] for Solo Horn by Messiaen

List of compositions by Olivier Messiaen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The first is listed in the score as being Psalm The string section consists of only 6 violins3 violas3 cellosand 1 double bass with fifth-string lower extension. American Alice Tully commissioned the piece in to celebrate the bicentenary of the United States Declaration of Independence. My highly subjective advice follows: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

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. The unusually large itnerstellaire section, divided for 5 percussionists, consists of Messiaen’s own invented instrument the geophone1 wind machine1 thunder sheet1 gong1 set of tuned gongs, 1 set of tubular bells1 pair of maracas1 whip1 bass drum1 triangle1 wood block1 set of intrestellaire wind chimes1 set of crotales1 reco recoand 1 tumbaamong other percussion instruments.


Consider writing out a transposition for yourself—by hand. Use whatever tool s you can to feel comfortable with the harmonies. Des canyons aux etoiles.

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. Retrieved from ” https: The movements are as follows: Horn Notes Edition on Amazon – appell.

Olivier Messiaen – Appel Interstellaire

It is a heartfelt piece requiring patience, contemplation, wisdom, and compassion. Views Read Edit View history. As intersteloaire have noted, translate the French instructions!

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Whatever else you decide for interpretation, this will have the biggest impact on your audience. There are some that bother me deeply most typically by abusing the things I mention above.

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Advice on Messiaen’s Appel Interstellaire | Josiah Boothby

This is a work that I know is being performed more and more by horn players and is certainly one that more horn players should know about. 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 apppel. The woodwind requires 1 piccolo2 flutes1 alto flute2 oboes1 cor anglais2 bassoons1 contrabassoon1 E-flat clarinet2 B-flat clarinets and 1 bass clarinet.


This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat The work certainly for me apppel effectively conjures up mental images of the southwest.

Intedstellaire said, consider learning to play it half-stopped! This work I have heard is, if you are serious about winning the International Horn Competition of the Americasa must play work. Your email address will not be published.

Brash, wide open, and so far as you can retain control of the notes very loud and perhaps even with a wide vibrato, like this: The score is available for purchase, but the horn part is non-transposed i. From the canyons to the stars Messiaen specified that the work is in three sections: