actuellecd The New & Avant-garde Music Store

3 musiques pour UBU (2 × CD) Cantate grise

Cantate grise

Jean Derome

  • Year of composition: 1990
  • Duration: 50:50

Stereo

ISRC CAA4J9810001

  • 44,1 kHz, 16 bits

The music of Cantate grise, inspired by readings of the complete works of playwright Samuel Beckett, is a tribute to this pillar of 20th century literature, and attempts to reflect his lucidity, asceticism, fraternal spirit and his very paradoxical “joie de vivre.”


Premiere

  • November 9, 1990, Montréal musiques actuelles / New Music America: Cantate grise, Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montréal (Québec)