Transits élémentaires

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Recording of Francis Dhomont's "Transits élémentaires" ("Elementary Transits"). The piece is a question of a crossing that could be compared - very modestly - to that of Dante's Virgil. From fire through air, from central magma to the high layers of the atmosphere, the traveler crosses through then Alice's looking glass. The perception then becomes mental. At the formal level, the piece has five concave movements, all of unequal duration articulated by a constantly varied pattern, a sort of hinge. The piece was realized in Dhomont's personal studio as well of the GMEM (Centre National de Création Musicale) in Marseille … continued below

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1 sound recording (16 min., 32 sec.)

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Dhomont, Francis, 1926- 1982/1983.

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  • Main Title: Transits élémentaires
  • Series Title: MISAME

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Recording of Francis Dhomont's "Transits élémentaires" ("Elementary Transits"). The piece is a question of a crossing that could be compared - very modestly - to that of Dante's Virgil. From fire through air, from central magma to the high layers of the atmosphere, the traveler crosses through then Alice's looking glass. The perception then becomes mental. At the formal level, the piece has five concave movements, all of unequal duration articulated by a constantly varied pattern, a sort of hinge. The piece was realized in Dhomont's personal studio as well of the GMEM (Centre National de Création Musicale) in Marseille for the synthesizer sound materials.

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1 sound recording (16 min., 32 sec.)

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Mnemothèque Internationale des Arts Electroacoustiques

Sound recordings of electroacoustic music from the archive of the International de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB). The works were created in the IMEB studios or submitted by participants of the Festival Synthèse or the Bourges Electroacoustic Music Competition. Access is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • 1982/1983

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  • Jan. 23, 2018, 7:43 a.m.

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  • Aug. 20, 2020, 12:27 p.m.

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Dhomont, Francis, 1926-. Transits élémentaires, audio recording, 1982/1983; Bourges, France. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1062095/: accessed July 5, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.

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