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Fulvio Caldini

Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet

Fade Control

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  • Type SACD
  • Label Channel Classics
  • UPC 0723385257073
  • Catalog number CCS 25707
  • Release date 05 November 2007

About the album

On my music Whenever I am writing a work, I face the challenge of striking a balance between ‘the freedom’ and ‘the necessity’. The equilibrium between them should not be seen as a static and still element, but as something continuously moving. This point of poise is the living heart of my work. Rather than as a ‘physical’ place within the work, it can be perceived as the meeting point of freedom and necessity. The first shaped idea for a composition is a free action, a lively bunch of notes. From there on, an exploration of all the possibilities inherent in this first element starts. Whilst the original action is in itself completely free, it is then necessarily followed by a group of consequences. Together, this might be enough to create the work, but on the other hand, a piece might require a new free action which, related to the foregone consequences of the first idea, stirs up a new group of consequences. Put as a basic formula: Few actions, many consequences. As in geometry: Few axioms, many theorems and corollaries. Generally, I am not interested in working continuously; but rather in studying the impact of my initial actions. What particularly intrigues me is that zone where music is not a ‘wish’ but a ‘need’. To illustrate this with another example from the field of geometry: An equilateral triangle only really exists in the mind of those who understand it out of its abstract substance, since it is in fact only possible to draw an equilateral triangle approximately. It thus exists in a place where the ethical inner nature of a person knows to be right or not, to be true or false. The music I write aims to originate and live from there. Life, as well as music, is constantly searching a point of poise. My connection with the recorder dates from many years ago. In the late 1980’s a colleague asked me (...)

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    Loud, from 'Sixteen Letters', Op. 96
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    04:38
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    Fade Control, Op. 47
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    07:08
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    Christe, Op. 59
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    04:58
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    Clockwork Toccata, Op. 68
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    03:58
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    Sonatina In Quartetto, Op. 65 I. Disco Rhythm
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    03:00
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    Sonatina In Quartetto, Op. 65 II. Disco Minuet
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    03:00
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    Sonatina In Quartetto, Op. 65 III. Disco Rondo
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    02:19
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    Beata Viscera, Op. 74
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    04:35
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    Clockwork Game, Op. 72
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    11:33
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    Pensieri del Tramonto, Op. 107 I. Molto Andante
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    04:55
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    Pensieri del Tramonto, Op. 107 II. Poco Andante
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    03:48
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    Pensieri del Tramonto, Op. 107 III. Scorrevole
    Composer: Fulvio Caldini
     
    04:55

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