ON SILENCE

2014

Deep bass, instrumental ensemble [9 musicians] and electronica
soprano saxophone (also baritone and bass), tenor saxophone (also bass), double bassoon (also electric bassoon), flugelhorn (also trumpet in C and piccolo in Bb), harp, guitar, steel drum, accordion (bayan) and double bass

TEXTquotations from philosophers, scientists and writers

DURATION •  13 minutes

EDITOR • Edited by the composer

COMMISSION • Co-commission of «The Koussevitzky Foundation, Library of Congress»  and the French State

WORLD PREMIERE • May 10, 2015 by Ensemble C Barré at the Foyer de l'opéra de Marseille, as part of the Midi-Sonnants du gmem-CNCM-marseille