Flute, Bb Clarinet, Saxophone (Soprano/Baryton), Violin, Viola, Cello
This work was initially entitled: "The Tower", third part of a trilogy started in 2018, and inspired by the tarot cards.
End of 2020 - beginning of 2021: the dark days followed one another in my home country. I kept hearing like the prose of the dead, in the day of wrath, at the time of the Last Judgment. A kind of apocalyptic inspiration, through fear, suffering, the permanent search for liberation from an eternal death.
These words of Hallâj came to my mind: "It is recollection, then silence; then aphasia and knowledge [...]"
A heavy silence amplified the atmosphere, and ended in beauty, timelessly.
In my head, and in a haunting way :
the body is ephemeral, but not the perception,
[listening] is a divine gift
and if only to hear like a deaf person
The whole, as a silence