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Ronald Thomas was the ensemble’s cellist; Li brought a wealth of sonorities to the piano part, from warm lyricism to glittery cascades of sound.
Its creative sonorities — the tissue-thin fairy music or the earthy braying of a donkey — had never been heard before.
A canny ear for sonority and its expressive uses is always in evidence.
Zeitouni seemed to relax into the indulgent, exotic sonorities of the Debussy, and the orchestra rewarded him with a sound palette that was frequently ravishing, rich, and precisely calibrated.
Trembling strings repeat the introductory phrase, and then a chasm of spooky harmony opens: loud, bleak A-minor chords in the winds and strings alternate with ominous brass sonorities of C minor, E-flat minor, and F-sharp minor.
Some scholars have compared him to Brahms in concept, but with a different sonority.
Mr. Dohnanyi, looking hale at 85, almost seemed at times to be playing an organ, pulling this or that stop to shift colorations seamlessly and blend sonorities smoothly.
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