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Les eaux de la Grâce (from Les Corps glorieux)

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Uploaded by: PLRT (01/28/14)
Composer: Messiaen, Olivier
Sample Producer: Sonus Paradisi
Sample Set: Caen - St. Etienne Cavaillé Coll
Software: Hauptwerk
Genre: contemporary - impressionist
"Les Corps glorieux" is an evocation of the life of the resuscitated people in seven "pictures". It was composed ca 1938. Les eaux de la Grâce, the 2nd picture, aims to evoque the springs of life.
Is is written as a kind of trio with :
- left hand : bourdon 8, nasard, tierce (the quiet flow of the waters)
- right hand : 3 voices chords on bourdon 16, gambe, voix céleste
- pedal : a kind of quiet carillon on flute 4 alone.
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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