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Milica Djordjevic

Djordjevic / Quartet / Schollhorn
Release Date: 06/09/2017 
Label:  Wergo   Catalog #: 64222  
Composer:  Milica DjordjevicDjordjevic
Performer:  Marco BlaauwChristine ChapmanBruce CollingsTeodoro Anzellotti,   ... 
Conductor:  Johannes Schöllhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arditti String QuartetEnsemble Musikfabrik
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Milica Djordjevic’s compositions are musical explorations, meticulous observations and dissections. Seven such investigations of sound are presented by the Serbian composer on her portrait album in the series EDITION ZEITGENÖSSISCHE MUSIK. Primarily, Djordjevic focuses on an extreme and exhaustive exploration of the musical material. In the booklet Barbara Eckle points out Djordjevic’s specific approach: "She develops a material component further and further in an increasingly large, loud and dense wave, distorting it, perverting it, multiplying it, squeezing out of it everything it has to give – until it implodes. The rupture is sudden and abrupt, as if the plug of an electronic appliance were ripped from a wall socket." Read more Also essential for Djordjevic’s work is an interdisciplinary perspective, which is based on a diversified aesthetic socialisation, influencing her music in different ways. Each compositional process finally creates musical figures, which, at the same time, affect psyche and ratio. All pieces have been especially recorded at Deutschlandfunk in Cologne by internationally well-known interpreters such as Arditti Quartet, Ensemble Musikfabrik and Teodoro Anzellotti. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Death of the Star-Knower for String Quartet by Milica Djordjevic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arditti String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2009; Serbia 
2.
Phosphorescence by Milica Djordjevic
Performer:  Marco Blaauw (Trumpet), Christine Chapman (Horn), Bruce Collings (Bass Trombone)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2014; Serbia 
3.
…würde man denken: Sterne by Milica Djordjevic
Performer:  Teodoro Anzellotti (Accordion)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2015; Serbia 
4.
How to Evade? by Milica Djordjevic
Performer:  Peter Veale (Oboe), Hannah Weirich (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011; Serbia 
5.
Do You Know How to Bark? Ver. 2.1.1 by Milica Djordjevic
Performer:  Florentin Ginot (Double Bass)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010; Serbia 
6.
One Less Horror for Your Mother by Milica Djordjevic
Performer:  Teodoro Anzellotti (Accordion), Truike Van Der Poel (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Johannes Schöllhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Musikfabrik
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011; Serbia 
7.
FAIL by Milica Djordjevic
Performer:  Francesco Dillon (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010; Serbia 

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