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Delalande, François

Aquatisme

2002a

Bernard Parmegiani, Portraits Polychromes. Paris: INA-GRM/CDMC.

This article is a report of a listening experiment focusing on Aquatisme (extract from La création du monde by Bernard Parmegiani). The author collected eight listeners’ and the composer’s comments to analyse the participants’ agreements and disagreements. This discussion is reported in six parts:

  1. Polyphonic play
  2. Writing of water
  3. Interior / external
  4. Rhetoric of waiting
  5. Image of speed
  6. Problems of segmentation

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Monday 14 March 2005, by Pierre Couprie

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