Prix : 11,50 €
22/11/1989 - Radio-France, Paris - Valérie Bautz (pno)
The Trois Canons were written as a swift reaction to a sudden, unexpected bereavement. Metaphorically speaking the compositional problem concerned the distance to be found between a given structural reality, totally governed by the highly automated processes of generation and the control of musical material, and the aesthetic result characterized by clear articulation, by a certain superficial evidence. The "objet d'art" conceals its deep structure in order to mingle unseen in the affective relationship between the composer and the listener within a certain mythological atmosphere which would be incompatible with the technical reality of musical writing.
translated by Mary Criswick
Composer Brice Pauset was born in Besançon in 1965, and started his musical education by learning the piano, violin and harpsichord before turning to composition. In 1994 he was awarded a grant by the Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet Foundation and became a student at Ircam from 1994 to 1996. [...]