The Sequenza-Series is considered to be one of the most important cycles of the 20th century. Luciano Berio: Sequenza I for flute | UE November Berio’s Sequenza I has been a part of the modern flutist’s cannon ever since it’s publication in by Zerboni in Milan. The. Berio Sequenza Audio Recording and Saunders Bite. Posted on . Luciano Berio’s Sequenza no.1 for flute is one of my favorite pieces.

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But now back in the saddle of my bicycle in the temperate zone of Northwestern Europe, I have hit my stride. While that may make for a better performance, the audio does have some issues of timing; some passages could have been more accurate regarding speed and length, had I been looking at the score.

I was talking to another local flutist who had worked with Berio on the Sequenza. Here is an example of her graphic score, Stripsody https: The main reason is that my body feels soooo much better when I keep my practice time to only a few hours a day.

Sequenza I – Wikipedia

So how do you prepare, follow the score or the recorded performance? This is how I want to feel during the recording. Nevertheless, neither you nor I can assume that a work without a traditional tonal center and without traditional harmonic relationships is devoid of centers and relationships entirely. I have also enjoyed watching Paula Robison speak on the subject. Share on facebook twitter tumblr.

Luciano Berio: Sequenza I

These could be, for example, long, held-out notes or notes that follow a rest. Works for Flute Solo.


Next week there are luciaho of pieces to prepare, old and new, but I decided to forget about them and devote my practice time to concentrate on Berio. But the Dutch premiere is scheduled for the Concertgebouw May One big influence on Berio that I think really should be mentioned is that of the musicians around him, zequenza, his wife at the time, Cathy Berberianfor whom he wrote the third Sequenza.

Luciano Berio’s Sequenza I for flute is an example of a partially indeterminate musical form.

In free-tonal music there is also a hierarchy of intervals, the most important points of orientation being the prime intervals octaves, fifths, fourthsespecially when they form tones that draw attention to themselves. In general, there are rules of thumb for atonal solo works.

I love her recording of the vocal Sequenza too, but I just came across a recent recording of the Sequenza no. Often there are bdrio, virtuosic passages punctuated by the stillness of a single note, where the quality of sound and the relationship to its environment are of utmost importance.

It was so cold that it has taken my skin and lips days to recover. But contact me or Rebecca first, fute she has made significant changes to the score since my last performance in Berlin September betio I am not sure Ricordi has published yet.

Her theatricality, her agility, never cease to inspire me. The video has not been issued yet, but I hope that when it comes out it will offset my disquiet.

Beeio a creature born myself in midth century, I am hoping the good people of Universal Edition will forgive me.


I also love teaching it; it has so much to offer in terms of technique lucian articulation! So many other projects have been realized since our session ssquenza January that there has been a large gap between recording and release, but we have made sure the recording is decent. I practice like this with either one or two movements of Bach. I have performed the piece several times, and have no exclusivity — except for in the Netherlands Sorry!

Berio’s precedents in this regard include the solo flute and other solo instrumental works of Bachbut the harmonic language of the twentieth century required a new approach to this “virtual polyphony.

Sequenza I, for flute

Well, I have news for you, Sr. There is an unwritten book inside me about this work, but for now I would like to consider one aspect of the work that often gets ignored: I have only the following reservations: Sequenzas; Due Pezzi; Musica Leggera; etc. This kind of “open” structure allows for flexibility within an otherwise rigorous form. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. The actual realization of such guidelines is left to the player in such a way that specific elements in the score will vary with each performer and each performance.

Family can be stressful, my son is at a difficult age, I myself am at a difficult age.