Osvaldo Golijov (1960)

Din (1998)

for piano, bells and four instruments

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998
    • Duration : 7 mn
    • Commission: Spoleto USA Chamber Music Festival
Detailed formation
  • violin, second violin, viola, cello, piano, bell

Premiere information

  • Date : 1998
    Location :

    États-Unis, Charleston, Spoleto Chamber Music Festival

    Performers :

    le quatuor à cordes St Lawrence, Steven Prutsman : piano, Osvaldo Golijov et Todd Palmer : cloches.

Program note

This piece is a constellation of symbols, the most obviuos ones being the bells (whose meaning changes according to when and how we hear them), imaginary bells (the piano), and a XIIIth century motet, whose meaning is probably different for us now than it was for people then.

Osvaldo Golijov, site internet du compositeur.