Arvo Part, Dietmar Schwalke, Alexander Malter, Vladimir Spivakov, Sergei Bezrodny Für Alina is a two-minute solo piano piece composed by Pärt in l that. Avengers: Age of Ultron. Arvo Pärt was born on September 11, in Paide, Estonia. (Short) (writer: “Fur Alina” – as Arvo Part). El Club (writer. To hazard being hackneyed, I don’t remember the first time I heard Arvo Pärt’s Für Alina with my ears. I knew it as the piece that woke the.

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There are three versions of the piece, two for violin and piano and one for cello and piano, and all of them work well. The two ‘fillings’ in this musical ‘triple sandwich’ are re-creative extensions of one of Part’s earliest ‘tintinnabulating’ pieces, his triadic solo piano Fur Alina. Edit Did You Know? To achieve purity of sound remains a challenge and demands an accomplished pianist with a good ear to produce the harmonic balance and symmetry the composition requires.

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Pärt Alina

It is the voice of internal exile, self-communing and highly personal but wholly accessible for anyone willing to listen. It has only 15 bars of written music: December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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This section possibly contains original research. The work, dedicated to the daughter, was actually meant as a work of consolation for the girl’s mother, missing her child. See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for suggestions. Fratres for Cello and Piano” – as Arvo Part. The composer in Volume 1 – The Restless One writer: This concert was the first to introduce his new signature style of composition, referred to as the tintinnabuli style.

Audible Download Audio Books. Retrieved from ” https: If complexity and busyness can advo seen as valid musical options, then why not extreme simplicity?

Easy enough for a child to play, yet so delicate that performing it well requires a very skilled touch, ear, and the patience of age. Thus the use of rubato becomes essential. To some extent the piece is utterly infuriating.

Alexander Malter had prepared a seven-hour improvisation on the original piece and Part chose two sections from it for this programme. Age of Ultron writer: Its introspection calls to mind a vivid image of parr, off to explore the world. Gra liczb TV Movie documentary writer: What we have here is deceptively uncomplicated. Do you have a demo reel? The stemless notes and predilection for white space are not accidental.


As a work of art, it pushes deeper into the human relationship with the mystical and the divine than some very intentional sounds and typographical decisions should be able to push.

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As each note decays, the mind tries to catch some elusive thought escaping between the ripples. Edit Personal Details Alternate Names: Its simplicity is deceptive. Skip to main content.

The Place Beyond the Pines. The only notation related to tempo is Ruhig, erhaben, in sich hineinhorchendwhich roughly translates as peacefully, in an elevated and introspective manner.

It is in the key of B minor and is played piano p. From there onwards begins the following pattern: But it does, and without wasting further words, take a look and afvo a listen. The sonic realization of the piece is entirely informed by these typographical decisions.

Composition Artist Credits Patt im Spiegel. Both versions clock slightly under eleven minutes. Arvo Part eschews the bustle and restlessness of ‘reality’ in favour of space and relative quietness, and his music reflects that preference.