In Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil, the last piece he wrote before his unexpected passing, the central theme is the crossing of the boundary between life and death. The four songs stem from as many different cultures: Christianity, Ancient Egypt, Greece and Mesopotamia.
Gérard Grisey (1946 ? 1998)
Quatres chants pour franchir le seuil (1996-1998)
SPECTRA conducted by Filip Rathé
Juliet Fraser, soprano