Re: Pousseur "Electre"


Subject: Re: Pousseur "Electre"
From: Rob Stone (rob@smitten.biz)
Date: Wed Sep 21 2005 - 13:39:43 EDT


Youre right about that rarity, Bill. I just checked on abebooks. 10 copies
there, but the cheapest was $100

> From: bill thompson <innerd00r@yahoo.com>
> Reply-To: <cec-conference@concordia.ca>
> Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 10:16:11 -0700 (PDT)
> To: <cec-conference@concordia.ca>
> Subject: Re: Pousseur "Electre"
>
> speaking of cage's notations, i've just purchased a
> beautiful book called 'soundvisions' which is
> basically a new version of notations (not notations
> updated, but a similar book with one/two page examples
> of various graphic scores)...with 'notations' so
> difficult to find/buy, this might be a good
> choice...it's available here:
> http://www.pfau-verlag.de/shop/1-8-003.html for those
> interested.
>
> b.
>
>
>
> --- David Mooney/Maxine Heller <moko@city-net.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Don't know this work, but another example of a
>> graphic score from
>> Bussotti is in Cage's _Notations_.
>>
>> At 03:43 PM 9/19/2005, you wrote:
>>> Hi:
>>>
>>> I stumbled across this amazing graphic score
>> ("Electre" an
>>> electronic ballet by Henri Pousseur) in the music
>> library. It
>>> appears as though it was put together by a fellow
>> named Sylvano
>>> Bussotti using sketches made by the author.
>>>
>>> The only information I can find out about it on the
>> net is that it
>>> is part of many collections throughout the world.
>> Also, the National
>>> Ballet of Canada performed it during their 1964-65
>> season. Do any of
>>> you have more information about this "obscure"
>> piece?
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>>
>>> Paul Deveau
>>> University of Ottawa
>>>
>>> Tall oaks from little acorns grow.
>>
>> David Mooney: dmooney@city-net.com
>> Maxine Heller: mheller@city-net.com
>> Opaque Melodies: www.city-net.com/~moko/
>>
>>
>
>
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