Un Poème

MENUT Benoît
Musique Symphonique
ISMN 979-0-56025-208-7




Concervatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris
à la mémoire d’Antony Gachet

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Un Poème, rhapsodie for violin and orchestra was commissioned by the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris, on the initiative of Stéphanie Moraly and its director Xavier Delette.
Deeply influenced by Antony Gachet’s beautiful poem, I wanted to transcribe it into sound. I also chose to include it in the score, because at times, the music is defined by the poem’s prosody. Alternating between three main harmonic “colors”, the piece develops into a grand crescendo leading up to the cadenza passage. This cadenza is partly accompanied, in the spirit of an operatic recitative.
In Un Poème, I sought to materialize this very human trajectory, from chaos to transcendence.

Benoît Menut


Additional information

Weight0,350 kg
Dimensions29,7 × 42 × 0,5 cm