SIGNES

1965

Instrumental ensemble (7 musicians)
Flute (also piccolo, zither (chromatic and in 1/3 tones), piano and 4 percussionists

DEDICATION • flutist Michel Debost, pianist Christian Ivaldi, zitharist Pierre Urban

DURATION • 20 minutes

EDITOR •  Éditions Amphion

PREMIERE May 23, 1965, Bordeaux, Mai musical, by the three dedicators and percussionists of the Ars Nova Ensemble, conducted by Marius Constant.

Movements

1 - The tree in the night

2 - The animated bird tree

3 - The tree drowned in rain

4 - The tree trapped in the virgin's sons

5 - The tree beaten by the wind

6 - The tree burned by the sun