Les lointains (CD) Sibylle

Sibylle

Gilles Gobeil

  • Year of composition: 2010
  • Duration: 15:17
  • Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium

Stereo

ISRC CAD501510018

  • 44,1 kHz, 16 bits

A free interpretation of Book VI of Virgil’s Aeneid, where Aeneas interrogates the Cumaean Sibyl to learn how to descend into the underworld.

[English translation: François Couture, v-15]


Sibylle [Sibyl] was realized in 2010 at the composer’s studio in Montréal, and was premiered on June 25, 2010 as part of a portrait concert at Franz Liszt School of Music Weimar (Germany). Sibylle is adapted from a more ambitious project, Effraction de l’oubli for butoh dance, by choreographer/dancer Camille Mutel. Thanks to Camille Mutel (recorded voice symbolizing the Sibyl). Sibylle was awarded a mention in the Concurso Internacional de Composição Electroacústica Música Viva (Lisbon, Portugal 2015).


Premiere

  • June 25, 2010, Porträtkonzert, Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar, Weimar (Germany)

Awards


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Remixed by the composeer in 2015.

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