Capharnaüm

Roxanne Turcotte

Capharnaüm has been performed in Barcelona, Montpellier and Saarbrücken…

For all the peace attempts, past and future! Let’s put an end to war…

Acousmatic music on the topic of human conflicts to support peace processes throughout the world. Here’s hoping order can be reestablished one day… May these shambles stop and may we lay down our weapons… Acoustic sounds have been borrowed from real events, then modified and mixed in with electronic sounds. These sounds have been laid out anarchically, in a large crescendo/decrescendo structure. This structure takes us through material noise, human noise, excitement, live reports, tumbles of sounds, then the rise of a tornado, and finally, disarmament!

[English translation: François Couture, viii-08]


Capharnaüm [Shambles] was realized in 2004 at the composer’s studio (Productions RTM), and premiered on May 20, 2004 at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), during the Zéppelin 2004 festival (Barcelona, Spain).

Premiere

  • May 20, 2004, Zèppelin 2004 Barcelona: Del acuerdo y el conflicto, 2, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) – Hall, Barcelona (Spain)

Details

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Calendar

Broadcasts

Date Work Program
April 16, 2012 Roxanne Turcotte, Capharnaüm (2004) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
June 11, 2012 Roxanne Turcotte, Capharnaüm (2004) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
July 22, 2013 Roxanne Turcotte, Capharnaüm (2004) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)

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