Fin de crise

Marie-Jeanne Wyckmans

  • Year of composition: 2021
  • Duration: 7:04
  • Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium
  • Publisher(s): Ymx média
  • ISWC: T3073840101


ISRC CAD502110038

  • 44,1 kHz, 16 bits

The final part of a trilogy composed during the pandemic, this trilogy holding a mirror to it. Anger (L’hubris du monde), the spark that sets everything on fire; daytime nightmares (L’odeur du soufre), and fires; the last feverish flames (Fin de crise), and the promise of clearer skies, with birds, locusts, liberating wing beats, signs of hope.

I chose stereophony to release the audience from immersive horror (the quadraphonic L’odeur du soufre) so that they can perceive a horizon that stretches far away in front of them, and from which emerges a light, the long-awaited end of the crisis.

[English translation: François Couture, vi-21]

Fin de crise [End of Crisis] was realized in 2021 at Musiques & Recherches’s Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio in Ohain (Belgium) and was premiered on August 29, 2021 as part of the concert ÉlectroBelge presented at Jardin d’Orphée in Ohain. Thanks to the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Administration générale de la culture, Service de la musique.


  • August 29, 2021, ÉlectroBelge, Jardin d’Orphée, Ohain (Belgium)