Marelle ou Les instants de la vie

Elsa Justel

  • Year of composition: 2017
  • Duration: 12:06
  • Instrumentation: 16-channel fixed medium
  • Publisher(s): Ymx média
  • Commission: Musiques & Recherches
  • ISWC: T9308115313


ISRC CAD501910046

  • 48 kHz, 24 bits

Life is a becoming of small moments. As in a game of hopscotch, we progress in life by hopping on one foot across stations in various states of mind. It is a path of back-and-forth, of light and darkness. Joy, uncertainty, dreams, fear, absurdity, anguish, cheerfulness alternate in our becoming to build the spider’s web that makes us be. Marelle ou Les instants de la vie [Hopscotch, or The Moments of Life] is an autobiographical electroacoustic suite.

[English translation: François Couture, iii-19]

Marelle ou Les instants de la vie was realized in 2017 at the Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio of Musiques & Recherches in Ohain (Belgium) and premiered on March 29, 2017, during the concert ÉlectroBelge at Espace Senghor in Brussels (Belgium). It was commissioned by Musiques & Recherches.



  • March 29, 2017, ÉlectroBelge, Le Senghor, Brussels (Belgium)