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Portrait Montréal (CD) Quatuor à cordes no 2 «Tombeau»

Quatuor à cordes no 2 «Tombeau»

Jean Lesage

  • Year of composition: 2002
  • Duration: 18:03
  • Instrumentation: string quartet
  • Commission: ECM+, with support from the CCA

Stereo

“The postmodern response to modernism consists in the acknowledgement that the past, given that it cannot be destroyed, since that destruction would lead to silence, must be revisited: with irony, in a non-innocent manner.” — Umberto Eco


Premiere

  • May 14, 2002, Bozzini QuartetConcert, Salle Pierre-Mercure — Centre Pierre-Péladeau, Montréal (Québec)