Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Cloud Atlas

Герой-музыкант о своем произведении:
Spent the fortnight gone in the music room, reworking my year’s fragments into a "sextet for overlapping soloists": piano, clarinet, ‘cello, flute, oboe, and violin, each in its own language of key, scale, and color. In the first set, each solo is interrupted by its successor: in the second, each interruption is recontinued, in order. Revolutionary or gimmicky?

В этой цитате — вся композиция «Облачного атласа». Интересно, удостоится ли когда-нибудь Митчелл, чтобы его изучали в университетах? По-моему, с технической точки зрения «Атлас» не менее интересен, чем «Шум и ярость» или «Бойня № 5». Revolutionary or gimmicky?

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