Mi bémol

Yves Daoust

Mi bémol has been performed in Berkeley, Birmingham, Helsinki, Huddersfield, London, Montréal, San Francisco, Toronto and Weimar…

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)

Details

stereo fixed medium

Calendar

Broadcasts

Date Work Program
February 13, 2005 Yves Daoust, Mi bémol (1990) Stochastic Hit Parade / A440 / WFMU 91.1 FM (USA)
July 18, 2011 Yves Daoust, Mi bémol (1990) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
July 1, 2012 Yves Daoust, Mi bémol (1990) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
July 9, 2012 Yves Daoust, Mi bémol (1990) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
May 18, 2015 Yves Daoust, Mi bémol (1990) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
July 4, 2016 Yves Daoust, Mi bémol (1990) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
October 28, 2019 Yves Daoust, Mi bémol (1990) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)

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