Gardening the soundscape...
Gardening the soundscape...
A collection of giant sculptures set in the open space, raising public awareness of the soundscape and urging the passer-by to listen to the world.
CREATION 1994 // REACTIVATION 2018
An electro-lyrical marching band for a diva and eight “sound bodies”
Without a word, all of a sudden, a moving five-person crew enters into the soundscape. These explorers play, live and on-site, with the technology, sounds, objects, and people they encounter.
The Work Sites of the O.R.E.I.
In an atmosphere of marvelous science and sound poetry, researchers show around their archeophonic excavation site.
Intended to develop the potentialities of all kinds of places all over the world, over a period of several years, our Instrument|Monument Programme transforms monuments and other artistic and architectural works into as many giant musical intruments and scenographic objects.
The Sound Donation Organization's Collections
In 2006 was created the "Don du Son" (the Sound Donation Organization), a non-governmental organization supported by the European Ministry for the Sound Environment, whose goal was to contribute to the sharing and the improvement of the sound environment, by appealing to the generosity of the population in order to establish a large Sound Bank. Today, "Les Collections du Don du Son" (the Sound Donation Organization's Collections) invite you to discover this vast variety of collected objects and sound testimonies.
The Monstrations never heard of before
Between a concert-conference, cabinet of curiosities, museographic installation and fairground in and out stands “Les Monstrations Inouïes !” stage and play the most astonishing instruments in the history of the electronic music, since its beginnings.
Sound Donation Organization
A touring stall for collecting sound memories and objects, with guided tours of local acoustic curiosities
What happens if we combine musicians and electronic instruments such as the Theremin, Ondes Martenot, hot-gloves? If we consider that the note is not the essential element in the playing and in the piece, but that the score could result from the object's shape?
Playtime, the time to play
The Urban Chamber Orchestra
The 20 musicians, a musical troupe more than orchestra in the strictest sense of the term, set their instruments against the sounds of the city, turn urban spaces into waves, and mix acoustic sounds, sampling, symphonic structures and playing in public spaces.
8 singers and megaphones invades the sound space of the city to intends to have passers-by transformed into public of music lovers listen to the extraordinary musicality of the human voice brought out of the context of the concert hall.
Accordions and horns, saxophones, jugs, trombones and megaphones, guitars and firecrackers, trumpets, mopeds and amps on wheels...played by a hundred musicians to reveal a city music in the city.
Minimalist show for a Gourmand Diva-ette and Volacanic Josephine.
The dream of the Grand Mix was to bring together artists who never would have met otherwise in a true, deep, human and explosive meeting : the philharmonic orchestra of Pays de la Loire, the Bulgarian voices of the Trakia ensemble and the Tambours du Bronx.