Mi bémol

Yves Daoust

Programme notes

Mi bémol

Around a small tonal object (E flat, Mi bémol in French) developed into a drone used as a thread in this piece, I have brought together some of my ‘fetish’ sounds. A stereotypical form emerged, a hyper-condensation of my style, of my articulation and construction processes: confrontation of widely different sound elements, a preference for the anecdotal, the crossfading of textures, oscillation between the musical discourse and the documentary approach. Mixtures of levels, polyphony of sounds and of meanings. A pastiche where I attempt to imitate myself…

Yves Daoust [xi-90]


Premiere

  • November 2, 1990, Montréal musiques actuelles / New Music America, Acousmonium: Concert 6: Électro clips, Théâtre Les Loges, Montréal (Québec)
  • Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium
  • Composer(s): Yves Daoust
  • Year of composition: 1990
  • Commission: empreintes DIGITALes
  • ISWC: T0715193206
  • Publisher(s): Ymx média
  • ISRC: CAD509612810, CAD509813410

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