… dans le silence de la nuit… (CD) Track listing detail

Derrière la porte la plus éloignée…

Gilles Gobeil

  • Year of composition: 1998
  • Duration: 12:01
  • Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium
  • Publisher(s): Yul média
  • Commission: Arturo Parra, with support from the CCA
  • ISWC: T0708768846

Stereo

ISRC CAD500114290

  • 44,1 kHz, 16 bits

(Behind the Remotest Door…) A few images from a travel in Italy: the trickling of the “pozzo etrusco” in Perugia, the hum of the “vaporetto” in Venice, a guided visit of the cathedral in Torcello, children cries echoed under the dome of Santa Maria della Salute…


Derrière la porte la plus éloignée… was realized at the composer’s studio in Montréal (Québec) in 1998 and premiered on May 15, 1998 during the Parr(A)cousmatique concert at the 15th Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville (FIMAV) coproduced by Réseaux. This work was commissioned by Arturo Parra with support from the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA). Derrière la porte la plus éloignée… was finalist at the 1st Concurso Internacional de Creación Electroacústica Ciber@RT (Valencia, Spain, 1999) and was awarded a Mention at the 26th Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Competition (France, 1999). This work was further presented during the DAAD’s 50 Jahre Musique Concrète festival (Berlin, Germany, 1998), at the ICMC 2000 (International Computer Music Conference) in Berlin (Germany) and at the World Music Days 2000 in Luxembourg.

Composition

Premiere

  • May 15, 1998, FIMAV 1998: Parr(A)cousmatique, Cégep de Victoriaville, Victoriaville (Québec)

Awards

Projet Proust

Gilles Gobeil / Marcel Proust

  • Year of composition: 1995, 2000-01
  • Duration: 13:17
  • Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium
  • Publisher(s): Yul média
  • Commission: Société Radio-Canada (SRC)
  • ISWC: T0708498763

Stereo

ISRC CAD500114300

  • 44,1 kHz, 16 bits

(Proust Project) Personnal reading of the first pages of Du côté de chez Swann (Swann’s Way) (1913) by Marcel Proust (1871-1922). (Recorded narration: Marc Béland)


Projet Proust was realized at the composer’s studio in Montréal (Québec) in 1995 and premiered on December 23, 1995 during the radio show Le son électrisé produced by Georges Nicholson on Radio-Canada’s FM network. The final version (with narration by Marc Béland; recorded by Pierre Labbé) was revised and remixed in 2000-01 and premiered on April 11, 2001 during the Rien à voir (9) concert series presented by Réseaux at Ex-Centris in Montréal. Projet Proust was commissioned by Société Radio-Canada. Projet Proust was awarded a Mention at the 1st Biennial Acousmatic Composition Competition, Métamorphoses 2000 (Ohain, Belgium). Thanks to Mario Gauthier, the radio program musical advisor and instigator for the commission.

Preparation

Composition

Revision

Premiere

  • December 23, 1995, Le son électrisé, Réseau FM de Radio-Canada, Canada
  • February 17, 1999, Concert premiere: Rien à voir (5): Concert des fondateurs, La Chapelle — scènes contemporaines, Montréal (Québec)
  • April 11, 2001, Premiere of the final version: Rien à voir (9): concert solo: … dans le silence de la nuit…, eXcentris, Montréal (Québec)

Awards

Point de passage

Gilles Gobeil

  • Year of composition: 1997
  • Duration: 11:46
  • Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium
  • Publisher(s): Yul média
  • Commission: ACREQ, with support from the CCA
  • ISWC: T0704807419

Stereo

ISRC CAD500114310

  • 44,1 kHz, 16 bits

(Crossing Point) Free adaptation of The Time Machine (1895) by HG Wells (1866-1946).


Point de passage was realized at the composer’s studio in Montréal (Québec) in 1997 and premiered on May 1, 1997 during the concert “Haute tension” presented by ACREQ at Usine C in Montréal. This work was commissioned by ACREQ with support from the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA). Point de passage was awarded the Pubic Prize at the 3rd Concurso Internacional de Música Eletroacústica de São Paulo (CIMESP ’99, Brazil) and was finalist at the 25th Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Competition (France, 1998). Point de passage was recorded on the compact disc Musica Maximalista 6: III CIMESP 1999 in 1999.

Composition

Premiere

  • May 1, 1997, Haute tension, Usine C, Montréal (Québec)

Awards

Nuit cendre

Gilles Gobeil

  • Year of composition: 1995
  • Duration: 12:19
  • Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium
  • Publisher(s): Yul média
  • Commission: Codes d’accès, with support from the CCA , et Musiques & Recherches
  • ISWC: T0704802812

Stereo

ISRC CAD500114320

  • 44,1 kHz, 16 bits

Free adaptation of the facinating images of the underworlds of Voyage au centre de la terre (A Journey to the Center of the Earth) (1864) by Jules Verne (1828-1905).


Nuit cendre [Embers Night] was realized at the composer’s studio in Montréal (Québec) in 1995 and premiered on February 27, 1996 during the L’orchestre de haut-parleurs concert coproduced by Codes d’accès and Réseaux at Agora de la danse in Montréal. This piece was co-commissionned by Codes d’accès (Montréal) and Musiques & Recherches (Ohain, Belgium) with support from the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA). Nuit cendre was awarded the Prize of the Stockholm Electronics Arts Award (Stockholm, Sweden, 1997), the First Pirze and the Public Prize at the 2nd Concurso Internacional de Música Eletroacústica de São Paulo (CIMESP ’97, Brazil). This work was further presented at the World Music Days 1998 in Manchester (UK) and at the ICMC ’99 (International Computer Music Conference) in Beijing (China). Nuit cendre was recorded on the compact disc Musica Maximalista 4: II CIMESP 1997 in 1997.

Composition

Premiere

  • February 27, 1996, Musiques-échange Québec-Belgique: L’orchestre de haut-parleurs 1, Agora de la danse, Montréal (Québec)

Awards