Philippe Carson[FR]

Philippe Carson 1962. Photo: Laszlo Ruszka, ©Ina.

Phillipe Carson (1936 – 1972) was a French composer. As member of the Groupe de recherches musicales in Paris, he realized two classic compositions of the French musique concrète movement of the 1960s: Phonology (1962) and Turmac (1962).

Both of these works are constituted by unique sound material; industrial sounds generated by mechanical noise from a factory in Holland in the case of the former. The latter takes on the challenge of minimalism. Philip Carson is also recognized for his Collages, a piece made in the spirit of and for the GRM collective (1963).

Editions Mego I – Groupe de recherches musicales (INA-GRM)

HAU2, Tue 28.01.2014, 16:00

Lecture by Christian Zanési with pieces by Pierre Schaeffer, Beatriz Ferryera, Philippe Carson, Bernard Parmegiani, Régis Renouard-Larivière, Christian Zanési