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Chi-pa-boo

Elsa Justel

Programme notes

Three syllables, three sounds, three characters. A stroll with unexpected nooks, unusual encounters, disjointed liaisons. An assortment made of blackbird and paper-mâché, a frisky suction cup, a messy pair of backwards scissors. An incoming tide that brings with it the scattered remains of its own body… chaperoned by the belches of obsessional fears, the fruit of a limpid mélange of the introduction and the catastrophic arrival of a young saucepan…

Premiere

  • April 4, 2001, Concert, Texas (USA)
  • Composer(s): Elsa Justel
  • Year of composition: 1996
  • Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium
  • Commission: empreintes DIGITALes
  • ISWC: T0031079512
  • Publisher(s): Ymx média
  • Duration: 3:00
  • ISRC: CAD509813180