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"The Tempo Machine" is a work written by Robert Marcel Lepage for the ensemble La Nef which explores three music-time paradoxes: passing time, running time, and slipping time.

Lepage, Robert Marcel
La machine à explorer le tempo

Lepage, Robert Marcel: La machine à explorer le tempo (Ambiances Magnetiques)
Label: Ambiances Magnetiques    
Released in: Canada    

"Recorded live at the Festival Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques 2002, La Machine à explorer le tempo, Robert Marcel Lepage's latest release, is a work written for the early music ensemble La Nef. Lepage and his 10 musicians are lively, derisive and delinquent: they manage to squeeze viola da gamba, banjo, sackbut and slide guitar into a ripping sound orgy that moves from tango to country and a dilapidated form of waltz!"-Ambiance Magnetiques

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Product Information:

UPC: 771028111626

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Catalog ID: AM 116
Squidco Product Code: 2556

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2003
Country: Canada
Packaging: Cardstock 3 page foldover

Robert Marcel Lepage-conductor, composition

Stephane Allard-violin, baritone violin

Ganesh Anandan-percussion

Nicolas Boucher-sampling, live sound treatment

Nicolas Caloia-doublebass

Yanik Cloutier-guitar, banjo, saz

Claire Gignac-flutes, ritual flutes, tenor saxophone

Patrick Graham-percussion

Betsy MacMillan-viola da gamba

Alain Trudel-trombone, sackbut

Samuel Vero-trumpet, piccolo trumpet

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Track Listing:

1 Le Temps passe... et les horloges aboient 3:01

2 Confitures de sable 5:04

3 Le Tamponneur de triolet 5:46

4 La Nef en bateau 4:52

5 La Valse d'un rien de temps 3:35

6 Chronotopie du Cancer 3:49

7 Le Temps file... à l'indienne 1:56

8 Le Bivouac 2:28

9 Le Pied-tendre 3:54

10 Le Coup d'archet est toujours plus vert dans la cour du voisin 1:58

11 On tue bien les chevaux... que faire des banjos? 3:40

12 La Ballade des patates sucrées 2:28

13 Le Temps fuit... il faut le colmater 1:03 14 Hygiène des rebuts 1:26 15 Le Chat dans le tordeur 3:04 16 La Villa des loups 2:48 17 Présentation des musiciens 2:19 18 Oups! J'ai échappé ma boîte d'accords majeurs! 7:23

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