#21 Spectral Music

This week on Relevant Tones, we’ll delve into the music of Gerard Grisey and Tristan Murail, two composers who base their compositions on mathematic spectral analyses of the overtone series. Grisey and Murail’s compositions originated the style of Spectral Music.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Gerard Grisey: Partiels (excerpt), WDR Sinfonieorchester of Cologne; Stefan Asbury
Gerard Grisey: Talea (excerpt), Ensemble RechercheAbout Ensemble Recherche
Gerard Grisey: Vortex Temporum (excerpt), Ensemble Recherche
Tristan Murail: In Memoriam, Olivier Messiaen (excerpt), Marilyn Nonken, Piano
Tristan Murail: Gondwana (excerpt), ORTF National Orchestra; Yves Prin
Tristan Murail: Winter Fragments (excerpt), Argento Chamber Ensemble

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