Exercise in Styles:
On Developing Multiple Versions of Debussy's Syrinx

Introduction
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In the recording project presented below I explored multiple versions of Debussy’s Syrinx for flute solo.
I was inspired by Claude Monet, who depicts the facade of Rouen Cathedral in different times of the day and year, reflecting changes of mood in shades and colours.

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Tone
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The indications related to the tonal parameters of vibrato, dynamics and articulation provided by the score are either relative

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Time
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The departure point for the next four versions is the manipulation of time. The aspect of temporality is especially significant to performance...

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Afterthoughts
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This exercise brings new perspectives on the role of the score in the process of shaping the musical experience.

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