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Tristan Murail Day

Tom Service presents a special edition of the programme, featuring music recorded during the BBC Symphony Orchestra event Total Immersion: Tristan Murail.

Tom Service presents a special edition of the programme, featuring music recorded during the BBC Symphony Orchestra event Total Immersion: Tristan Murail.

One of France's leading composers and a key composer of Spectralist music, Tristan Murail writes groundbreaking works for acoustic and electronic intruments that are both beautiful and complex in equal measure. Having studied with Olivier Messiaen, he founded Ensemble l'Itineraire and then went on to work at IRCAM in Paris.

Total Immersion: Tristan Murail is the second of the the BBC Symphony Orchestra composer days, and features music from across Murail's output.

Tristan Murail: Pour adoucir le cours du temps (UK premiere) (18:14)
Guildhall New Music Ensemble
Pierre-André Valade conductor

Tristan Murail: Gondwana (17:45)
Pascal Rophé conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra

Tristan Murail: Time and Again (16:03)
Pascal Rophé conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra

Tristan Murail: ... amaris et dulcibus aquis... (23:09)
James Morgan conductor
BBC Singers

Tristan Murail: Terre d'ombre (15:12)
Pascal Rophé conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra

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