Lachenmann: Allegro sostenuto; Serynade

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COMPOSERS: Lachenmann
LABELS: Kairos
WORKS: Allegro sostenuto; Serynade
PERFORMER: Yukiko Sugawara (piano), Shizuyo Oka (clarinet), Lucas Fels (cello)
CATALOGUE NO: 0012212 KAI
The oxymoronic Allegro sostenuto stands in itself for the paradox of Lachenmann’s output, amongst the most important of any contemporary German composer’s. Movement and resonance are measured in Beckett-like statements, whose enigma has won for them the status of a cult. Nicholas Williams

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