Suite_04 Olivier Girouard

A work of tableaux. Different spaces captured motionless. Ennui. Poetry of immobility. How can the dance suite imposed in the Baroque era be made contemporary? Bach composed suites in six movements: prelude, allemande, courante, sarabande, gavotte 1 & 2, and gigue. There are variations, of course. I was fascinated that from his native Germany, he had access to scores from France, Italy, Spain and England. How is our access to the world today transcribed in our work?

Through the meeting of reality and dream, I express my idea of the suite. Between spaces or psychological states, music.

  • Year of composition: 2009
  • Genre: Electroacoustics
  • Format: Fixed media
  • Hardware used: Ordinateur MacBook, Microphones Rodes NT5, Haut-parleurs Dynaudio-Acoustics BM6
  • Software used: Digital Performer, Live, MaxMSP, Absynth, Metasynth, Audiosculpt, Reason, Recycle, Cecilia, Peak
  • Duration of the submitted work: 18:47
  • Production: Maison + conservatoire de musique de Montréal

Linked projects

  • Barrette, Foerster, Furey, Girouard, Hartlieb, Kobayashi, Lachance, Mclean, Peters, Quevillon…
    13 tracks
  • Acosta, Arsenault, Ashton-Beaucage, Barrette, Basanta, Beaudoin, Bergeron, Bond, Bowles, Boyko…
    92 tracks
  • Barrette, Girouard, Kobayashi, Lachance, Mclean
    5 tracks

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