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|Meredith Monk||Ellis Island|
|Terry Riley||Keyboard Study No. 2|
|Ligeti||Musica Ricercata No. 7|
|Satie||Gnosienne No. 1|
|Arvo Pärt||Fratres for violin and piano|
|Philip Glass||Étude No. 2|
|Harrison Birtwistle||Berceuse de Jeanne|
|Pärt||Spiegel und Spiegel|
|Debussy||Étude Pour les sonorités opposées|
|Ravel||‘Le Gibet’ from Gaspard de la nuit|
|Messiaen||‘Louange à l’Imortalite de Jesús’ from Quatuor pour la fin du Temps violin and piano|
|Tania Brown||yoga/meditation teacher|
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To honour World Meditation Day (21 May) this concert opens with a guided meditation with leading London-based yoga teacher Tania Brown to help you tune into an immersive sequence by pianist Christina McMaster and violinist Lana Trotovšek.
The music programme is carefully curated to embody a meditation, falling into three distinctive parts:
– Part I is a transition into the listening experience with rhythmical, pulsating and trance-like music by Terry Riley, Meredith Monk and Philip Glass.
– Part II offers a sense of stillness as we shift our perspective to the sounds and vibrations between the notes in music by Arvo Pärt, Erik Satie and Harrison Birtwistle.
– Part III, in a relaxed state, allows creativity and imagination to flow with John Cage’s hypnotic In a Landscape, and finally, Messiaen’s ‘Louange à l’Imortalite de Jesús’ from Quatuor pour la fin du Temps.
Find out more in Christina’s article in our Magazine, Meditation into Music by Christina McMaster.