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Philippe Petit

The Garden of Earthly Delights

Label: Flag Day Recordings

Format: CD

Genre: Electronic

In stock


* 4 Panel Wallet Style Case. Glass Master CD. Folded Insert with Expanded Artwork * On this new work Philippe Petit intended to create a contemporary soundtrack for Hieronymus Bosch’s "The Garden of Earthly Delights" triptych : Bosch’s most complex and enigmatic creation whose overall theme is the fate of humanity.

Following his interest in library music and soundtracks our « Musical Travel-Agent » has been conjuring up a thought-provoking and intriguing universe relying on the use of real instruments such as cymbalom, pianos, guitar and percussion that he plays like a kid discovering a new toy, improvising and attaching great importance to gesture and stressing dynamics. His choices aren’t consensual, not cozying up potential listeners, a punky approach even if throughout the past years he has been following courses of composition + electroacoustic music at the conservatory, specializing in modular synthesis and creating the first platform devoted to promoting the genre: www.modulisme.info

Pushing further his research in bringing together the Human and its Machine into a tapestry of sound which creates a deep sound assemblage of exotic musiques concrète which guarantees to grow on you with repeated listens, slowly revealing its detailed richness…

Cat. number: FDR48
Year: 2020

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