Psy for flute, violoncello, cimbalom or bassmarimba

Trio for flute, violoncello, cimbalom or bassmarimba

Commissioned by: Márta Fábián

Description

First performance: June 1997, Mönchengladbach

 

What good times those were! I was seventeen years old, and Gagarin took off. The world had no outer limits. In 1961, excited by the Big Bang theory, I wrote a piano piece with the title “Kosmos”. It was a glance into the infinity surrounding us. 32 years later, a retrospect, looking inwards, into the personal psyche of those days. A fragment from the orchestral work “Psychokosmos”, adapted for three instruments, has the brief title PSY.

/Peter Eötvös – 1997/

Performances

17 Dec, 2019
Budapest, Hungary

Eötvös: Dodici per sei, Psy, Joyce for clarinet and string quartet, Lectures differentes, Candenza, Kosmos, Dances of the brush-footed butterfly, Lisztomania

Academy of Music, Solti Hall, Budapest

8 Jun, 2014
Rome, Italy

Eötvös: Psy, Dance of the brush-footed butterfly, Korrespondenz, Encore, Octet

I Solisti Aquilani
cond: Vittoriano Vinciguerra

10 Nov, 2013
Vienna, Austria

Eötvös: Erdenklavier - Himmelklavier No 2., Thunder, Psy

die reihe Ensemble
conductor:  Gottfried Rabl
Wiener Konzerthaus, Berio-Saal

3 Apr, 2013
Leipzig, Germany

Eötvös: Psy, Un taxi l’attend, mais Tchékhov préfère aller à pied., Erdenklavier - Himmelklavier No 2.

Ensemble Avantgarde
Gewandhaus, Leipzig

25 Apr, 2012
Salt Lake City, USA

Eötvös: Psy

Dumpke Recital Hall at the University of Utah
Stefania Neumann - flute
Samuel Runolfson - cello
Igor Iachimciuc - cimbalom

9 Mar, 2010
Los Angeles, USA

Eötvös: Psy, Snatches of a conversation, Korrespondenz, Encore, Sonata per sei

Green Umbrella Festival
Conductor: Gregory Vajda

18 Sep, 2009
Düsseldorf, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

Christiane Lorenz, flute
Dorothee Mathes, vcl
Luigi Gaggero, cimbalom

29 Jan, 2009
New York, USA

Eötvös: Shadows, Encore, Octet plus, Psy, Derwischtanz, Snatches of a conversation

Composer portrait

Carnegie Hall

15 Apr, 2008
Paris, France

Eötvös: Psy

Ensemble L'Itinéraire
Luigi Gaggero, cimbalom

Auditorium Saint-Germain

27 Jan, 2007
Budapest, Hungary

Eötvös: Psy

Zoltán Gyöngyössy
Ildikó Vékony
Miklós Perényi

19 Jan, 2007
Antwerpen, Belgium

Eötvös: Psy

Luigi Gaggero
Spectra ensemble

18 Jan, 2007
Antwerpen, Belgium

Eötvös: Psy

Luigi Gaggero
Spectra ensemble

1 Dec, 2006
Budapest, Hungary

Eötvös: Psy

Mark Fülep fl.
Miklos Lukacs cimbalom
Balazs Kantor vcl.

28 Feb, 2006
Lisbon, Portugal

Eötvös: Two poems to Polly

London Sinfonietta

 

 

28 Feb, 2006
Lisbon, Portugal

Eötvös: Psy

London Sinfonietta

 

3 May, 2005
Zürich, Switzerland

Eötvös: Psy, Psalm 151, Kosmos, Two poems to Polly, Dervish dance, Zwei Promenaden

3-7 May
Studio für Neue Musik
Komponistenforum
Hochschule für Musik Zürich

19 Nov, 2003
Paris, France

Eötvös: Psy

Chatelet Paris
Ensemble S

6 Oct, 2003
Milano, Italy

Eötvös: Psy

Milano Musica Festival

Mario Caroli
Giorgio Casati
Luigi Gaggero

1 Sep, 2003
Berlin, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

UMZE Ensemble

Konzerthaus Berlin

15 Jul, 2003
Berlin, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin

Erik Drescher
Johannes Moser
Luigi Gaggero

4 Jul, 2003
Vitasaari, Finland

Eötvös' portrait

Eötvös' portrait
Time of Music Festival
Kosmos (Jukka Tiensuu)
Kosmos (Emil Holmström, Joonas Ahonen)
Derwishtanz (Päivi Kiljala, Heikki Nikula, Kaisa Koivula)
Psy (Mikael Helasvuo, roi Ruottinen, Joonas Ahonen)
Drei Madrigalkomödien (Finnish Radio Chamber Choir)
Harakiri (Mikael Helasvuo, Lauri Toivio, Piia Komsi, Kari Kaarna, Reijo Kela)
Windsequenzen (Uusinta - Zagros Ensemble, cond. Susanna Mälkii)
Two poems to Polly (Roi Ruottinen)

4-5-6 July, Time of Music Festival

22 Feb, 2003
Stockholm, Sweden

Eötvös: Psy

Ma Ensemble
New Music Festival

 

21 Apr, 2002
Berlin, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

Luigi Gaggero (cimbalom)
Hila Karni (violoncello)
Friederike Potengowski (flute)

8 Mar, 2002
Brussels, Belgium

Eötvös: Psy, Brass - The Metal Space

La Jeune Philharmonie

13 Feb, 2002
Frankfurt, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

Luigi Gaggero

19 Jan, 2002
Berlin, Germany

Eötvös: Psalm 151, Psy, Two poems to Polly, Windsequenzen

Musikfabrik
Cond: Franck Ollu

19 Oct, 2001
Brussels, Belgium

Eötvös: Psy

Luigi Gaggero, cimbalom
Domenico Alfano, flute
Riccardo Agosti, violoncello

16 Oct, 2001
Berlin, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

Luigi Gaggero, cimbalom
Domenico Alfano, flute
Riccardo Agosti, violoncello

30 Sep, 2001
Strasbourg, France

Eötvös: Psy

Ensemble 2E2M

10 Jul, 2001
Avignon, France

Eötvös: Psy, Two poems to Polly, Kosmos, Windsequenzen, Shadows, Korrespondenz 

Psy
Two poems to Polly
Kosmos  (two piano version)
Windsequenzen
 (UMZE Ensemble Budapest)
Shadows (UMZE Ensemble Budapest)
Korrespondenz (Arditti quartet)

10-25 July
UMZE Chamber Ensembe Budapest

24 May, 2001
Venezia, Italy

Eötvös: Psy

Venezia - Biennale
Luigi Gaggero, cimbalom
Domenico Alfano, flute
Riccardo Agosti, violoncello

27 Apr, 2000
Berlin, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

Masahiro Sekine, Nikolai Abramson, Luigi Gaggero

27 Mar, 2000
Genova, Italy

Eötvös: Psy

Luigi Gaggero, cimbalom

12 Feb, 2000
Darmstadt, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

Jutta Pulcini, Laszlo Hudacsek, Markus Tellier

20 Jan, 2000
Paris, France

Eötvös: Psy, Two poems to Polly, Intervalles-Interieurs, Kosmos

Psy: cymbalon version
Musée D'Orsay
Ensemble InterContemporain

28 Sep, 1999
Düsseldorf, Germany

Eötvös: Chinese Opera, Psy, Steine, Windsequenzen, Psalm 151, Two poems

Chinese Opera, Psy (marimba version), Steine, Windsequenzen, Psalm 151(four players), Two poems
Musikfabrik Düsseldorf

8 Sep, 1999
Warsawa, Poland

Eötvös: Psy

piano version

2 May, 1999
Jerusalem, Israel

Eötvös: Psy

cimbalom version
The Israel Contemporary Players

 

1 May, 1999
Tel Aviv, Israel

Eötvös: Psy

cimbalom version
The Israel Contemporary Players

11 Jul, 1998
Edenkoben, Germany

Eötvös: Psalm 151, Psy

Psalm 151 (solo version),
Psy (marimba version)
Eötvös Institute Ensemble

10 Jul, 1998
Edenkoben, Germany

Eötvös: Psalm 151, Psy

Psalm 151 (solo version),
Psy (marimba version)
Eötvös Institute Ensemble

18 Mar, 1998
Lyon, France

Eötvös: Steine, Psy

Psy: marimba version
Conservatoire
by Fabrice Pierre
Ensemble Modern

 

18 Jun, 1997
Mönchengladbach, Germany

Eötvös: Psy

Details

Genre:
Duration:
9 minutes
Date:
1996

Publisher information

Orchestration     

TITLE Dur. Soloists & choir fl ob cl bcl bn   hn tpt tbn tba   perc pf hp   vn1 vn2 va vc db Other Tech
Psy for flute, violoncello, cimbalom or bassmarimba
Chamber Music - Solo instrument
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flute, violoncello and cimbalom (or bassmarimba)

Further information

“Wie schön war die Zeit damals! Ich war 17 Jahre alt, und Gagarin flog hinaus: die Welt war unbegrenzt nach außen. Von der Big-bang-Theorie begeistert schrieb ich 1961 ein Klavierstück, das den Titel “Kosmos” trug. Es war ein Blick in die Unendlichkeit um uns herum. 32 Jahre später ein Rückblick: ein Blick in das Innere, in den eigenen Psycho-Kosmos von damals.
Ein Fragment aus Psychokosmos auf drei Instrumenten gesetzt trägt den kurzen Titel: PSY.

/Peter Eötvös – 1997/

 

“Comme l´époque était belle! J´avais dix-sept ans et Gagarine s´était envolé vers l´infini: le monde n´avait aucune limite extérieure. Fasciné par la théorie du Big Bang, j´avais écrit, en 1961, un morceau pour piano dont le titre átait “Kosmos”. C´était un regard porté sur l´infini qui nous entoure. Trente-deux ans plus tard un autre regard, tourné vers l´intérieur, dans le propre Psycho-Kosmos d´autrefois. Un morceau de la pièce pour orchestre “Psychokosmos”, pour trois instrumentiste porte ce bref titre: PSY.

/Peter Eötvös – 1997/

 

Sound

PSY – Marimba/Fl/Vcl – Eotvos75 – LFZE 2019 – Excerpt

Recordings

Video

Keiko Murakami, flute
Danjulo Ishizaka, violoncello
Luigi Gaggero, cimbalom