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Sabaudia - the land of trees

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Last Sunday, I played with the folk group Sabaudia. This friendly group of musicians and dancers performs traditional songs and dances from Haute-Savoie. It is with this group that I first performed out of Metropolitan France, in Guadeloupe and Denmark, in the early '90s.The following pictures were taken by Martial Dray, thank you Martial!

Puppet - Manuscript (solo clarinet & dance)

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Puppet: the manuscriptLast week, I posted the live video recording of PPP for dancing clarinetist. The first part is called Puppet.You can read on my manuscript score different layers composed between 2007 and 2009. I wrote the music in Helsinki in 2007, along with a naive puppet story and guidelines for the movement composition. I actually choreographed the piece between February and May 2009.

Studies for Dancing Clarinetist - PPP Video

A few months ago, I invited you to the première performance of PPP, a series of three studies for dancing clarinetist. Here is the video, recorded live on May 2, 2009, in Lowell Hall (Cambridge).PuppetPerpetuum mobile (at 2:25)Pipo (at 3:18)Next week, I'm going to post on this blog an excerpt of the manuscript.