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Guedon, Yannick: L'insistance Des Possibles (Edition Wandelweiser Records)

French voice artist and composer Yannick GuŽdon living in Brussels composed this extended work, the title translating to "insistence on possibilities", realized with cellist Deborah Walker and violist Cyprien Busolini, Guédon merging extended utterance into long string drones, contrasted with silence, as the piece moves through very specific placement.
 

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Deborah Walker-violoncello

Cyprien Busolini-viola

Yannick Guedon-voice


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UPC: 4011778039303

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Catalog ID: EWR 2004
Squidco Product Code: 29827

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2020
Country: Germany
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Recorded at GMEA, National Center For Music Creation, in Albi, France, on November 19th, 20th, 21st, an 22nd, 2019, by Benjamin Maumus.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.
"imitate

approach

insist, hesitate

to start

to translate

relay the approach

remember

to hide, to cross"

Artist Biographies

"Deborah Walker is a new music performer and improviser based in Paris. She was born in Reggio Emilia, Italy, in 1981 and studied cello in her hometown. After graduating she moved to Paris to continue her cello studies with Agnès Vesterman and Anssi Karttunen. Since 2007 she is a member of Dedalus, a variable ensemble which plays experimental and contemporary music, who has collaborations, among others, with Tom Johnson, Pascale Criton, Christian Wolff, Antoine Beuger and Jurg Frey.

Deborah Walker has collaborated with artists like Joëlle Leandre, Markus Stockhausen, Garrett List and Teri Weikel. She's currently working with composers Pascale Criton and Eliane Radigue in pieces for solo cello or small ensembles. She has played in many festivals such as I Suoni delle Dolomiti, Italia Wave, ZKN in Karlsruhe, Festival d'Avignon, Festival Nomad in M'Hamid (Morocco), Ze Couch (New York) and tours regularly around Europe. She also takes part in theater, dance and circus performances, both as composer and performer. Deborah is doing a Master in Sound and Music Composition at the University of Paris 8 (St. Denis). Her recordings include works by Tom Johnson played by the Dedalus Ensemble (New World), a live recording of the intuitive music quintet Flowers of Now(21st Records) as well as Frammenti di Scrittura Prematura (Imprint Records) and Imagine Book (ILDE)."

-euromicrofest (https://euromicrofest.wordpress.com/2013/05/06/deborah-walker-cellist/)
6/10/2024

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"Cyprien Busolini: violist Born in 1978. After classical studies of viola, Cyprien Busolini focuses mainly on contemporary repertoire and improvisation. He obtained a first viola prize at the CNR Rueil-Malmaison in the class of Françoise Gneri, then he perfected with P.Faure and P.H.Xuereb. His great interest in contemporary music and especially new works allows him to work with many composers like L.Naon, HULehmann, T.Johnson, JLGuionnet ... He has also played or created some of their solo pieces or sets. Improvisation allows him to work on other sound fields and to explore his instrument in a more personal way, notably on non-melodic and non-harmonic parameters but more focused on the matter of sound. Regularly, he works with dancers, actors, either in improvisation or for shows whose musical part he elaborates. On the other hand, he occasionally runs improvisation workshops for children. He currently plays in different ensembles, Dedalus, Onceim, and various groups of improvisation as well as in the whole Fratres, old music ensemble on old instruments. He has made several solo or Dedalus ensemble recordings, the Diagonal ensemble, but also with Garth Knox and various improvisational discs."

-Cyprien Busolini Website (Translated by Google) (http://www.cyprienbusolini.com/projets_-_bio_files/bio%20c.Busolini.pdf)
6/10/2024

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"Yannick Guédon is a French born composer, singer and performance artist, currently living in Brussels.His work focuses on tiny variations of timbres, the inner pulsation sensations and subjective notions of time, silence and error. He pays particular attention to the place and context in which each musical situation is displayed.

In 2006 he wrote his first piece, pitulatif, for a solo voice. He followed it with ticdê (2007) a vocal trio, infimie (2007)for voice, electroacoustic, video and light, soupir (2009) and pause (2010), for clarinet, guitar, percussion, cello and voice.In 2011 he initiated the cycle of situations a _ t e m p _ s, which generates:

a t t e m p _ s 2011, for treble viola da gamba, voice, birthday candles and electroacoustic setupa t _ e m p t _ 2012, sound research on the absence of the artist previously in residence_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 2013, counting piece for voice and electroacoustic setupa _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 2014, for voice hidden in the sound of a treble viola da gamba hidden in a noisy environment_ _ t e m p _ _ 2014, the four previous sound situations re-actualized for an exhibition made by Thomas Bernardet.

For 2015, he is preparing a trio he will play with Radu Malfatti and Deborah Walker, and a piece commissionned by thededalus ensemble.He also works for composer Eliane Radigue on Occam XXII - piece for solo voice, and with the musician Mattieu Delaunay on Pas à Pas - soundwalk created in 2014 and for which a second step is being prepared for 2016.

He has also performed with the following musicians among others : Didier Aschour, Antoine Beuger, Jean-Christophe Camps, Mattieu Delaunay, Jürg Frey, Thierry Madiot, Michael Pisaro, Carole Rieussec, Patrice Soletti, Deborah Walker.As a performer, he has worked with Roland Hayrabedian's contemporary chamber choir, composers such as Rodolphe Bourotte, Pascale Criton and György Kurtag Jr ; and the choreographers Chazallon&Chaput, Philipp Gehmacher, Marcos Simoes&Lilia Mestre, and Rémy Héritier. Since 2002 he has been involved in many performances created by the choreographer Laurent Pichaud."

-The Sound of Culture (http://soccos.eu/artists/detail/yannick-guedon)
6/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. L'inistance Des Possibles 46:08

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