This suite of 4 pieces is a heartfelt tribute to two French musical geniuses.
Christophe de Coudenhove has borrowed a number of motifs from them and worked on them with musical relish.
In keeping with organizational tradition, he then appropriates the well-known Gregorian theme Veni Creator, treating each fragment as inspired by the Latin text.
Finally, he concludes with a beautiful and simple melody from our 15th-century folk repertoire, which he treats in a spectral manner to ensure and enhance the omnipresence of bell tones.
Prelude to the Scherzo from Claude Debussy's String Quartet Op. 10 (02'45'')
Prelude to Danse Macabre Opus 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns (03'30'')
Veni! Creator spiritus - Fragments (06'50'')