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TURCOTTE, ROXANNE - Fenetres interieures

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Empreintes DIGITALes IMED 14126
Release Year: 2014
Note: the third proper release by this highly interesting Canadian composer from Montreal, presenting 8 works (2009-2014), with the intention to open up (inner & outer) windows: wildlife/animal sounds worlds, memories on lost persons and their acoustics, our relationship with time, studies of vibrating strings, the horror of Fukushima, "protest acousmatics" of the younger generation, => all perceived from a poetic and philosopic perspective and transformed into electro-acoustic pieces
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" 'De la fentre' (2010-12), 'Bestiaire' (2010-11, 14), 'Petit ange' (2012-14), 'Alibi des voltigeurs' (2012-14), 'OVI (Objet volant identifi)' (2009-14), 'Zone d'exclusion' (2013, 14), 'Tout en rouge' (2012-14), 'Le piano d'Horowitz' (2014).
After piano studies at the Conservatoire de musique de Montral, Roxanne Turcotte focused on composition and music technology, earning a master's degree in electroacoustic composition from the Universit de Montral, where she studied under Marcelle Deschnes, Francis Dhomont and Serge Garant. Active as a composer and sound designer, Turcotte has built her aesthetics around a cinema-like art of integration. She also creates and performs music for television, cinema, radio, the stage, the Internet, and circus arts, in addition to creating sound, music, and visual installations. She is asked to sit on composition juries, and she regularly performs composition training sessions and workshops. Turcotte has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Qubec (CALQ). Under her belt, she has ten recordings, a few publications, numerous concerts with various music ensembles, and multiple tours and concerts in Canada, the USA, and Europe. The music of Roxanne Turcotte has won numerous awards and distinctions: International New Music Composers Competition (USA, 1987, '89), Hugh Le Caine Award from the SOCAN Foundation (Canada, 1985, '89), Luigi Russolo International Competition (Italy, 1989), 6th 'Villes manifestes' Radio Art Competition (La Muse en circuit, France, 2005), Bourges Electroacoustic and Sound Art International Competition (France, 2005, '07, '08), and Prix collgien de musique contemporaine (Sherbrooke, Qubec, 2010). Roxanne Turcotte is currently working on the integration of sound installations and live performance."