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Clozier Miscellany

Clozier’s La Discordatura, his contribution to the IMEB Opus 30 series, is made up largely of voices, but voices so altered that the sounds one hears in this piece are never more than vaguely recognizable as having started out in human throats. An almost chorale with the almost voices opens the piece, warm sounds mostly, […]

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Clozier – second CD

Clozier’s second CD, vol. 7 in the Chrysopée Électronique series, also contains two pieces, Par Pangloss Gymnopède and Le Temps scintille et le Songe est savoir. The first, in four movements, starts out with high synthesized voice sounds. Some drones are added. There’s a suggestion of rhythm as various drones come and go, until there […]

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Christian Clozier

Immediately after my interview with Françoise Barrière at the 2006 Synthèse Festival, Christian Clozier, the cofounder of IMEB, took over an hour out of his schedule to show me around the studios, including his workroom where he designed and built the Cybersongosse, a teaching synthesizer for kids, and the Cybernéphone, a machine for diffusion familiar […]

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Clozier – first CD

Christian Clozier’s first CD, volume 2 in the Chrysopée Électronique series, contains two pieces, Quasars, which had first been released as an LP, and Markarian 205. Quasars consists of six sections, the first of which opens with what could easily be termed a heroic fanfare. That fortunately settles down to whirring and chattering, with an […]

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