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Michèle Bokanowski

La Plage

Label: Invisibilia, Canti Magnetici

Format: 12" single-sided

Genre: Electronic

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* Last Copies* Invisibilia, the new Canti Magnetici serie curated by Andrea Penso, is proud to present a composition by Michèle Bokanowski - one of the most poetic composers in the european avantgarde music scene - released for the first time on vinyl. Unpublished until today, this piece was created as a soundtrack to the short film "La Plage" (1992), directed by renowned experimental filmmaker Patrick Bokanowski, husband of Michèle. La Plage is probably Bokanowski's less 'concrete' composition. Purely a liquid abstraction in sounds, it is one of those rare pieces which are completely out of time and space. As expressed by Pip Chodorov - editor of the complete film works of Patrick Bokanowski - we can feel that the works created by Michèle and Patrick are a sort of "spiritual search for the overrunning of perception". Born into a musical environment, Michèle studied Russian before turning to composition after reading Pierre Schaeffer’s "À la recherche d’une musique concrète". Training in classical composition with Michel Puig, she followed a course at the Research Department of the ORTF directed by Schaeffer and was part of a group researching sound synthesis. She composed mainly for cinema and theatre, but also created music for dance performances. Her concrete, evocative and poetic sounds find resonance within an ambiance of mystery in which expressivity is always dominant.

Cat. number: CANTO 21
Year: 2019

Single sided vinyl. Comes in four different cover artworks (75 copies each) on elegant embossed cardboard (2 colours available: Lavanda and Tobacco) and includes info sheet. All on high quality recycled paper.