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Ondes Fugitives

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-E flat 1- a magic note! Almost every instrument of the orchestra can reach this tone...
In “Ondes fugitives” it plays the role of a centre of “gravitation” around this everything
happens. It acts as a starting point and marks the end of the piece. It introduces the different parts of it. The listener gets “dependent” of it.
Floating water inspired me to write this piece. The movement in stream and opposite stream creates the musical development. Orchestral full power branches up in fine planning structures, free of gravitation, producing “clouds of sounds”. New small brooks are formed…