Conservatory New Music Ensemble - Landscapes

Conservatory New Music Ensemble - Landscapes

The underlying theme of Landscapes is illumination and changes of perception. Arvo Pärt’s An den Wassern Zu Babel Saßen Wir Und Weinten (By The Rivers Of Babylon, Psalm 137) was written over a period of several years and exists in different versions; Wu Yu by Chen Yi also exists in an alternative version and is modelled on a Chinese ritual dance but employs western instrumentation; andDeep Red composed by Bright Sheng is written to explore the timbres of the marimba, an instrument which at first sight seems limited in its range of colour and timbre.