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GROULT, CHRISTINE - Etincelles

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Motus > Acousma M306012
Release Year: 2006
Note: 6 pieces created 1991-2005 which reveal a very acoustic, haunting quality; far away from the usual electro-acoustic sounds this reminds more on ethnic / ritualistic and acoustic drone styles, full of contemplative tension and incredible sound details...
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Collection of stunning works from this french composer, very far away from "classic" electro-acoustic music this reminds more on dramatic dark & drone ambient at times, but with an intense cinematoscopic atmosphere and full of concrete sound-details.

"Christine Groult studied at the GRM, at the Experimental Conservatory of Pantin, directed by Michel Decoust, at the Sorbonne in the department of musicology. From 1976 to 1986, she was an assistant in the department of pedagogy at IRCAM under the direction of Pierre Boulez. From 1985 to 1990 she was responsible for the electroacoustical studio of the National Music School in Chalon-sur-Sane. In 1989, she passed her CA (Certificat d'Aptitude) in electroacoustical music. Since 1990 she teaches electroacoustical composition at the National Music School of Pantin. In 2002 she founded the association Music in situ, the mission of which is the proposition of scenographies. 'Les frontires de l'autre' (2001), 'tincelles' (2005), 'L'Heure alors s'incline' (1991), 'Canal instantan' (2004), 'Le Temps du ciel : entropie' (2000), 'Passagers imminents' (1993)." [label info]


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