Latest addition: new work for Renaissance recorder quartet

Virtaperko’s new work Meren päällä ohuempaa (Thinner above the sea) for the Renaissance recorder quartet Bravade focuses on timbre, musical colour and their gradual evolving and changing. The composer describes the work process with Bravade as such: “I was impressed with the candid attitude of the four musicians and their willingness of try out new things. The Renaissance recorder family offered a cornucopia of possibilities with their wide range of dynamics, abundance of multiphonics and the beautifully resonating just intervals of meantone tuning.”

See the full description of the piece here.