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Composer: Murail, Tristan (b. 1947)

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Year of birth1947
NationalityFrance
PeriodContemporary
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BirminghamDebussy's Legacy

Boulez, Murail
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
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Murail to Mahler: A concert of firsts from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Oramo

Sakari Oramo  ©  Jan Olav Wedin
Saturday saw the BBC Symphony Orchestra open their 2013/14 season with an evening of firsts. Not only was this Sakari Oramo’s first Barbican season concert as Chief Conductor, but the programme placed a première by leading “spectral” composer Tristan Murail alongside Shostakovich’s First Piano Concerto and Mahler’s First Symphony.
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Messiaen, Mozart and Murail offer a kaleidoscope of colors and sounds at the New York Philharmonic

Olivier Messiaen, by Malcolm Crowthers
“Synesthesia” is a neurological condition that causes an involuntary sensory experience to be provoked from an initial stimulation of a different sensory or cognitive pathway – for instance, automatically associating colors with numbers, letters, or sounds.
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