Le temps l'horloge
A recurring theme in Dutilleux’ oeuvre is the concept of 'time'. Just as in one of his last compositions, the song cycle Le temps l’horloge for soprano and orchestra
Poetry and music are two art forms that seek to grasp time – elusive and abstract – in word and sound.
In Prélude à l'après-midi d’un faune, Debussy made way for a new era in music with his creation of a mysterious, dreamy and erotic world.
With Poem of Ecstasy, Scriabin opted for a very large orchestra and musical excess, bursting as it is with energy and ecstasy.