[ISEA95] Artist Statement: Robert Normandeau — Le renard et la rose

Artist Statement


A concert suite made from music composed for a radio adaptation of oThe Little Prince>> by Antoine de St-Exupery that was produced for Radio-Canada by Odile Magnan to whom it is dedicated. It is the third piece of a cycle on the use of the voice in acousmatic music, mostly with onomatopoeias. It was composed in 1995 through a grant of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec and commissioned by the Banff Centre for the Arts with the financial help of the Canada Council for the 1995 International Computer Music Conference.

  • Robert Normandeau (Canada) is a composer and founding member of the CEC (Canadian Electroacoustic Community), and founder of Reseaux, he specializes in acousmatic composition, adopting the perspective of a “cinema for the ear”. He has won international competitions from Bourges, Phonurgia-Nova, Luigi-Russolo, Noroit-Leonce Petitot, Stockholm and Ars Electronica. He is Lecturer at the Music Faculty of the University de Montreal and an associate composer of the Canadian Music Center.