“Nono: Variazioni Canoniche”
No hay caminos hay que caminar,
Mark Kaplan (Violin).
Sinfonieorchester Basel – Mario Venzago.
All my works are always based on a human incentive: An event, an experience, a text of our life touches my instinct and my conscience and wants from me that I bear witness both as a musician and as a person. (Luigi Nono, 1960)
“Almost 40 years lie between Nono’s first orchestral work, the Variations of 1950, and his late, expansive seven-choir ‘No hay camino, hay que caminar…’. Nevertheless, the musical language always remained the same. All works are strictly contrapuntal, and even harmony is always understood as the coincidence of several contrapuntal lines or their escape and end points” (Mario Venzago)