Year 2020, Volume 4 , Issue 2, Pages 227 - 247 2020-12-30

Broken-Continuity in Saariaho’s Terra Memoria

Kheng K. KOAY [1]


Terra Memoria is a musical piece that explores timbre, dynamic and texture, creating an unconventional formal design. Although discontinuity and interruption are experimented with to create a sense of unexpected development in the music’s progress, there are various means by which Saariaho unifies the composition. Throughout the piece, she explores different musical styles, new musical expressions, and compositional techniques in her own unique way. The music shows threads of stylistic connection to conventional music of the past centuries, minimalist-like repetition, and electronic music. Vocal and operatic writing styles are also experimented with. The composition demonstrates Saariaho’s challenge to traditional notions of form, giving her her own music vocabulary.
Kaija Saariaho, Terra Memoria, 21st century music
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Primary Language en
Subjects Music
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-7941-6559
Author: Kheng K. KOAY (Primary Author)
Institution: National Sun Yat-sen University
Country: Taiwan


Dates

Publication Date : December 30, 2020

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APA Koay, K . (2020). Broken-Continuity in Saariaho’s Terra Memoria . Musicologist , 4 (2) , 227-247 . DOI: 10.33906/musicologist.775821
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Chicago Koay, K . "Broken-Continuity in Saariaho’s Terra Memoria". Musicologist 4 (2020 ): 227-247
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AMA Koay K . Broken-Continuity in Saariaho’s Terra Memoria. Musicologist. 2020; 4(2): 227-247.
Vancouver Koay K . Broken-Continuity in Saariaho’s Terra Memoria. Musicologist. 2020; 4(2): 227-247.
IEEE K. Koay , "Broken-Continuity in Saariaho’s Terra Memoria", Musicologist, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 227-247, Dec. 2021, doi:10.33906/musicologist.775821