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Helena Tulve  

... looking for
unusual soundscapes
evoked by
inner
vibration of
sound...
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Postimees

.Music . . .

Sula (Thaw)
(excerpts 1–3)

for symphony orchestra (1999, comissioned by the festival NYYD '99)
[3-3-3-3/ 4-3-3-0/ 5 batt./ 1 pn./ 1 arpa/ 16-14-12-10-8/ didgeridoo]

 

 

 

40kbps mono

 

 

 

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a travers
(excerpts 1–3)

for chamber ensemble (1998, comissioned by NYYD Ensemble)
[ 1-1-1-1/ 1-0-1-0/ 1 batt./ 1-1-1-1-1]

16kbps mono

16kbps mono

16kbps mono

40kbps mono

40kbps mono

40kbps mono

MP3
(2:09)
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MP3
(1:25)
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MP3
(1:19)

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Sinine (Blue)
(excerpts 1–2)

for chamber orchestra (1998, comissioned by NYYD Ensemble)
[ 1-1-1-1/ 1-1-1-0/ 1 batt./ 1pn./ 1-1-1-1-1]

16kbps mono

16kbps mono

40kbps mono

40kbps mono

MP3
(1:06)
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MP3
(2:01)
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Öö (Night)
(excerpts 1–3)

for saxophone quartet (1997, for Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, premiere at the festival NYYD '97)

16kbps mono

16kbps mono

16kbps mono

40kbps mono

40kbps mono

40kbps mono

MP3
(1:35)
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MP3
(1:22)
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MP3
(2:09)

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Helena Tulve's orchestral composition Sula won the International Rostrum of Composers in Paris in 2004.

 

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On the elementary ('minimal') level, each primary component of music lone timbres, single sounds, the simplest of their relationships are closely scrutinised, slightly dislocated and deformed.

 

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