Jean-Luc Hervé / Sillages

Jean-Luc Hervé monograph, 2005

«Music that is simultaneously fluid, moving, enveloping, and surprising or totally original. [...] Listening to it, one rarely has time to settle in or let oneself be carried. Here, there is nothing meditative, contemplative or static. One does not rest; one stands and persists, tense in a certain perceptive acuteness.»
Véronique Verdier

1. Intérieur Rouge, flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello
2. Rêve de vol I, clarinet and viola
3. Rêve de vol II, clarinet and soprano
4. Rêve de vol III, clarinet, viola and soprano
5. En découverte, two violins and electronics
6. 2, for two prepared pianos
7. Des oiseaux, three clarinets and two soprano


Sophie Deshayes, flute / Pierre Dutrieu, Véronique Fèvre, Nicolas Baldeyrou, clarinets / Vincent Leterme, Sylvaine Billier, piano / Eric Crambes, Lyonel Schmit, violin / Garth Knox, alto / Benjamin Carat, cello / Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Valérie Philippin, soprano

Artistic direction : Jean-Luc Hervé et Philippe Arrii-Blachette
Sound : Cécile Lenoir
Recorded at Le Quartz of Brest the 27 and 28 June 2004, at Conservatoire Municipal, and at La Maison de la musique of Nanterre the 7 July 2004 and the 4 September 2004.
Production DRAMA/ensemble Sillages
Coproduction Quartz with the support of MFA, ADAMI and Conseil Général du Finistère.
Label L’empreinte digitale