Tarkovsky Quartet - Nuit Blanche (2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

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Tarkovsky Quartet - Nuit Blanche (2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Tarkovsky Quartet - Nuit Blanche (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 61:56 minutes | 1,11 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

François Couturier leads his Tarkovsky Quartet on their third album dedicated to the great film director Andrej Tarkovsky. The two previous volumes, released in 2006 and 2011, were greeted with unanimous international praise; the musical and human experience during the recordings and subsequent tours and concerts revealing the huge potential of the highly original formation consisting of piano, cello, saxophone and accordion.

Following on from the ECM recordings “Nostalghia – Song for Tarkovsky” (2006), the solo piano album “Un jour si blanc” (2009), and “Tarkovsky Quartet” (2011), François Couturier continues to compose music of compelling beauty for his original Tarkovsky Quartet. He continues to draw inspiration from films, but has now expanded his frame of reference. This time, delving into and reflecting the aspect and dimension of the ‘dreamlike’ in works of cinema (the eerie phenomenon of uncertain distinction between real and imaginary, or what André Breton might call a sort of ‘surréalité’), Couturier refers to masterworks by filmmakers such as Akira Kurosawa, Luchino Visconti, Ingmar Bergman, and, of course, revered Andrey Tarkovsky. François Couturier has absorbed and brilliantly set to music the poetic abundance of extraordinary scenes and chimeric characters of that particular film universe. It is once again new original chamber music with its unmistakably own and unique sound texture: very distinct, distinguished, emotionally profound compositions, enriched by compelling, creative collective improvisations.

Tracklist:

01 - Rêve
02 - Nuit blanche
03 - Rêve II
04 - Soleil sous la pluie
05 - Dream III
06 - Fantasia
07 - Dream IV
08 - Urga
09 - Daydream
10 - Cum Dederit Delectis Suis Somnum
11 - Nightdream
12 - Vertigo
13 - Traum V
14 - Traum VI
15 - Dakus
16 - Quant ien congneu a ma pensee
17 - Rêve étrange…

Produced by Manfred Eicher. Engineered by JStefano Amerio.
Recorded on April 2016 at Auditorio Stelio RSI, Lugano.

Musicians:
François Couturier - piano
Anja Lecher - violoncello
Jean-Marc Larché - soprano saxophone
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion

Analyzed: Tarkovsky Quartet / Nuit blanche
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR12 -6.16 dB -25.24 dB 2:54 01-Rêve
DR12 -1.04 dB -17.63 dB 5:39 02-Nuit blanche
DR11 -4.68 dB -23.50 dB 1:22 03-Rêve II
DR14 -3.29 dB -22.80 dB 4:42 04-Soleil sous la pluie
DR14 -1.90 dB -22.93 dB 2:06 05-Dream III
DR11 -2.00 dB -17.39 dB 4:27 06-Fantasia
DR13 -10.49 dB -28.24 dB 2:29 07-Dream IV
DR12 -0.67 dB -17.77 dB 11:20 08-Urga
DR12 -3.28 dB -21.06 dB 2:53 09-Daydream
DR12 -0.30 dB -17.90 dB 5:47 10-Cum Dederit Delectis Suis Somnum
DR15 -3.77 dB -24.38 dB 2:23 11-Nightdream
DR14 -2.17 dB -21.59 dB 0:58 12-Vertigo
DR14 -3.77 dB -27.13 dB 1:32 13-Traum V
DR16 -8.02 dB -29.60 dB 2:25 14-Traum VI
DR12 -0.30 dB -16.48 dB 4:35 15-Dakus
DR12 -3.29 dB -19.91 dB 5:05 16-Quant ien congneu a ma pensee
DR10 -9.04 dB -26.42 dB 1:20 17-Rêve étrange…
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Number of tracks: 17
Official DR value: DR13

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2289 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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