Cerha: New piano piece
“I first played music by Morton Feldman in 1959 with David Tudor; what fascinated me most about Feldman was his sensitive, gentle way of handling pitches. I found that again in Marino Formenti’s love of the meditative side of this music; in November 2010 I wrote a piece for him which might also be seen as an homage to Feldman.
The world it depicts –
introverted, sensitive and focused on itself alone – is disrupted again and
again by hectic, brutal events; this reflects the need I have to avoid
absolutising that world and to refrain from celebrating mere
World première For Marino:
Marino Formenti, piano