Harmonie des sphères

Allain Gaussin monograph, 2014

Radiant and full of energy, Allain Gaussin’s music constantly awakens movement and gives rise to the tension that irrigates sound matter, projecting lines like beams of light that set the space of resonance ablaze.

1. L’Harmonie des sphères (2006) for instrumental ensemble (Éditions LEDUC)
2. Satori (1998) for clarinet (Éditions LEDUC)
3. Ogive (1987) for flute and piano (Éditions RICORDI - Paris)
4. Jardin zen (1999) for clarinet and recorded sounds (Éditions LEDUC)
5. Tokyo-city (2008) for piano (unedited)
6. Chakra (1984) for string quartet (Éditions SALABERT)

Artistic direction Philippe Arrii-Blachette
Sophie Deshayes, flute
Jean-Marc Fessard, clarinet,
Hélène Colombotti, percussion
Vincent Leterme, piano
Lyonel Schmit, violin
Alexandra Greffin Klein, violin (6)
Gilles Deliège, viola (6)
Séverine Ballon, cello
Renaud Déjardin, conductor (1)

Sound recording and editing : Florence Hermitte
Artistic direction : Philippe Arrii-Blachette and Allain Gaussin
Piano and harmonization : Steinway modèle D – Pierre Malbos
Cover picture : © Marie-Eve Brouet
Pictures : © Christophe Peus
Trainee : Johan Raghbate
Text : Michèle Tosi
Trabslation : Ray Horn
Graphic design: Maryline Gérard
Production : DRAMA/ensemble SILLAGES
Coproduction : le Quartz, Scène nationale de Brest
Recorded at Temple Saint-Pierre in July 2013

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