Relative... la vérité

Relative is the short piece I composed for mezzo soprano, tenor, and live electronics. In the previous post, I told you the lyrics were based on anagrams (in French). Here they are:

Mezzo-soprano: Relative
     Tenor: La vérité ("the truth")

Tenor: La courbure de l'espace-temps ("the curvature of space-time")
     Mezzo-soprano: Superbe spectacle de l'amour

These letter permutations come from a great short book of anagrams (in French), mixing poetry and fascination for science:

By the way, I also used the permutations in the text as a basis to compose the sung melodies...


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