John Young ‎– Lieu-temps

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Ricordiamo Forlì 53:31
1 In Piazza Aurelio Saffi 4:29
2 Interlude 1 1:52
3 Bitter Storm 4:05
4 Ancient Tear 3:47
5 Winter 6:14
6 Pippo 1:40
7 The Garden 1:32
8 A Little Italian Farm 3:00
9 Interlude 2 — Florence 1:48
10 Forlì — November 1944 3:59
11 Family Story 2:01
12 Once In Malmissole 5:33
13 The Bomb 10:29
14 Epilogue 3:02
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15 Arrivederci
Cello – Robert IbellClarinet – Pat Barry (2)Conductor – Hamish McKeichFlute, Flute [Alto] – Bridget DouglasHarp – Su YiLyrics By [Text] – EE Cummings*Mixed By, Engineer – Roy Carr (2)Mixed By, Producer – Roger Smith (7)Percussion – Jeremy FitzsimonsPiano – Emma SayersViolin – Rebecca Struthers
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<i>Ricordiamo Forlì</i> was realized in 2005 in the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University (Leicester, UK) and was premiered on July 25, 2006 on Radio New Zealand’s ConcertFM program. The recorded narrator is Franco Bianchini. The piece also includes material from a recorded interview with Alex Young made in January 2005. The 4th movement, Ancient Tear, incorporates the poem Pianto Antico by Giosuè Carducci (1835-1907); the recorded narrator is Tarcisia Young (née Fariselli). Thanks to the BBC and Radio New Zealand for permission to incorporate original war correspondence reports. The current version was finalized by Dominique Bassal, post-production, and John Young on November 15, 2007 in Montréal (Québec). Ricordiamo Forlì was awarded the 1st Prize (Programme Music) at the 34th Bourges International Electroacoustic Music and Sonic Art Competition (France, 2007).

<i>Ricordiamo Forlì</i> was realized during a period of research leave funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) with the additional support of: Radio New Zealand and the New Zealand Sound Archive, the BBC, the Imperial War Museum Sound and Film Archives, the Istituto per la storia della Resistenza e dell’età contemporanea della provincia di Forlì-Cesena, the clergy of the Forlì Duomo, Franco Bianchini, Paola Merli, Roger Smith, Kate Mead, Fiona Murray, Dmitris Moraitis, Rick Nance, Anne Marabini Young and, of course, Alex Young who shared his incredible story.

<i>Arrivederci</i> was realized in 2005 in the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University (Leicester, UK) and was premiered on July 20, 2006 by the ensemble Stroma conducted by Hamish McKeich in the Ilott Concert Chamber of the Wellington Town Hall in Wellington (New Zealand). n// OthI from Complete Poems: 1904-1962 by EE Cummings; edited by George J Firmage — intoned by the flutist in Arrivederci — is used and reproduced by permission of Liveright Publishing Corporation. Copyright © 1963, ’91 Trustees for the EE Cummings Trust. Arrivederci was realized during a period of research leave funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK). Thanks to Bridget Douglas and Jane Sherwood for instrumental sound samples. The present studio recording of Arrivederci was made possible through a grant from Creative New Zealand. The ensemble Stroma was recorded in Ambisonic B-format and mixed in 5.1 by Roy Carr, engineer, and Roger Smith, producer, on September 23-25, 2007 in the Adam Concert Room of the New Zealand School of Music (NZSM) in Wellington (New Zealand). Final mixing of the instrumental part with the electroacoustic part was realized by Dominique Bassal, post-production and mastering, and John Young on November 17, 2007 in Montréal (Québec).

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