Journey To Abyss, op. 8
Composed in 2012, Journey To Abyss is an "apocalyptic" piece: the audience is taken in a sudden journey to the abyss. It begins softly, in a long introduction which can indicate the deluge that will come next. Suddenly, the sky breaks apart and the bowels of the Earth tear apart. It follows an incredible journey towards the abyss of the world, which can be understood as the abyss of the human soul...
This is a very powerful score which strains the orchestra in a great violence.
- Title: Journey To Abyss - symphonic poem n°3, op. 8 (original title: Course à l'abîme - poème symphonique n°3, op. 8)
- Year of composition: 2012
- Duration: 12 minutes 30 seconds
- Instrumentation: 3 Flutes (including Piccolo), 3 Oboes, 3 Clarinets in B (including Bass Clarinet), 3 Bassoons (including Contrabassoon), 4 Horns in F, 3 Trumpets in B, 2 Tenor Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone, 1 Tuba, 5 Percussions, Piano/Celeste, Harp, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
The score of Journey To Abyss, op. 8 is not available. A new edition will be released in 2019.