TUNE Ilan Chouraki - Movement 1: The Others
The first movement of this Trio is in "Sonata" form, thus tripartite.
The first exposed theme symbolizes the victim's social environment. It offers a coherent, logical character from those who, not being in the emotion, can afford to reason the one who suffers. This discourse is expressed through a fugue, in the manner of Johann Sebastian Bach, from which Ilan has knowingly removed an eighth note in the metric of this first theme. This is normal since one parameter will always be missing from the reasoners' discourse: the experience of the other.
The arrival of the second theme of this movement describes an empathy that is more moral and ethical than compassionate. Like a lullaby, this second theme will be repeated four times, a deliberate redundancy which, like a nursemaid who is only waiting to see the child fall asleep, would like to put an end to this duty pitying.
The return of the first theme describes the annoyance felt at this wounded person who remains stuck in his suffering. The supporting person suddenly appears bolder, free of sentimentality. Here, irritation hides behind an invigorating speech.