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Pierre Henry


Label: INA - GRM

Format: CD

Genre: Electronic

In stock


First performance commissioned by Radio France in March 2003. ’For the first time during my journey and ventures into the world of creation, I dreamt of a breath of fresh air deriving from the electronic realm. ‘Labyrinthe’ emerged as the result. All in all, a collaborative work achieved, overcoming the distance between its sources. The sound cuts from GRM reached me as set of reflections, like ‘cadavre exquis’. Fragments in any order, all on CD, sent by post, 7 composers, 7 colleagues sent me 58 tracks of varying lengths in various keys. this continuity inspired me to create a maze-like musical form, in concentric volumes, all thoroughly intertwining with each other. Above all, my contribution is intended to be harmonic. I take great care in attending to any drifting effects occuring with other sounds. (Pierre Henry)

Cat. number: Ina c 2022, 275 262
Year: 2003

 © ℗ ina 2003 Enregistrement [Recording] : Studio SON/RÉ 2003 From the liner notes: 'Pierre Henry would like to thank the composers Philippe Dao, François Donato, Evelyne Gayou, Yann Geslin, Diego Losa, Daniel Teruggi and Christian Zanési for having given him, in tribute, the sounds and musical objects of the current GRM, specially produced for his birthday. Pierre Henry has included these sounds in his Labyrinthe!' Includes a 20 page booklet in French & English.