Musicum Umbrarum

by Pemi Paull, viola / alto

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We present here 5 tracks, for listening, of an album that counts eleven.

Nous présentons ici 5 plages, pour écoute, d'un album qui en compte onze.

1.George Enescu (Georges Enesco)
Ménétrier (Impressions d'enfance, op.28) ▷ 03:57

Scott Godin
Two Wolfli Sketches
2. Horror Vacui ▷ 06:55
3. Musicum Umbrarum ▷ 07:33

Michael Finnissy
4. Obrecht Motteten III ▷ 03:52

György Ligeti
Viola Sonata
5. I. Hora Lunga ▷ 04:56
6. II. Loop ▷ 02:46
7. III. Facsar ▷ 05:18
8. IV. Prestissimo con
sordino ▷ 02:05
9. V. Lamento ▷ 03:06
10. VI. Chaconne
chromatique ▷ 03:42

11. Gustav Mahler/Ljova
Adagietto 2011
(Symphony no. 5) ▷ 03:45
Total ▷ 47:58

Soliste polyvalent, chambriste et spécialiste de la musique contemporaine et ancienne, l'altiste Pemi Paull est un véritable musicien du XXIe siècle, à l'avant-garde de la musique contemporaine canadienne. Pemi Paull nous propose ici son premier album solo. D'une part, il présente diverses œuvres adaptées à son instrument (Enesco, Mahler), d'autre part des œuvres originales et récentes pour alto (Godin, Finnissy) et enfin la grande et intense sonate Ligeti, monument exceptionnel de lyrisme et de complexité.

A versatile soloist and chamber musician, and a specialist in both contemporary and ancient music, the violist Pemi Paull is a true 21st century musician, at the forefront of Canadian contemporary music. Pemi Paull offers us here his first solo album. On the one hand, he presents various works adapted to his instrument (Enesco, Mahler), on the other hand to original and recent works for viola (Godin, Finnissy) and, finally, to the great and intense Ligeti sonata, an exceptional monument of lyricism and complexity.

credits

released November 30, 2018

Recorded July 26-29, 2016 ▷ Pollack Hall, McGill University | Producer ▷ Pemi Paull | Recording producer and balance engineer ▷ Martha de Francisco | Recording, mixing and mastering engineer ▷ Will Bennett | Cover image ▷ Khosro Berahmandi | Liner notes ▷ Pemi Paull | Coordination ▷ Frédéric Bednarz | Album design ▷ Claude Marc Bourget

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