There are strings and streams, crickets and clarinets, frogs and flutes and flamingos, porpoise and piccolos, humpbacks and harps and hippo's and horns, bassons and belugas, a steam-boat and a snare-drum, and lots of other beautiful "instruments and singers" here.
Natural sounds, treated as instruments, and the symphony orchestra, mixing in a new way in this piece... oceans life music...
... sometimes the nature sounds dominate, then the symphony orchestra does. Sometimes in balance, weaved in with each other.
Like a love meeting... then the one, then the other... and both want to hear and to comfort and to stimulate the other.
Or shapeshifting... first it's a sealion, then it's a saxophone... an ocean but then an oboe... then an orca but yet later an orchestra...
Maestro Suzanne Rome, Virginia (U.S.A.) conductor, quoted in 2022
Lots of friends helped and contributed...
Among the musicians whose work has been my stimulation, notably…
Most importantly this music is...
Here's a few thoughts around the Symphony, on musical aspects as well as the thematical / marine-life viewpoint.
Thoughts on the microcosm which the Symphony is, if you will.
Feel free to read and make contact if you have questions or comments.
I can give a lecture, live or via the screen, to elaborate and explain in more detail.
Voici quelques réflexions autour de la Symphonie, tant sur les aspects musicaux que sur le point de vue thématique / vie marine.
Réflexions sur le microcosme qu'est la Symphonie, si vous le voulez.
N'hésitez pas à lire et à prendre contact si vous avez des questions ou des commentaires.
Je peux donner une conférence, en direct ou en visio, pour élaborer et expliquer plus en détail.
Traduit de l’anglais par Nadia Capitaine.
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