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ESTANG, LUC / PIERRE HENRY / PAUL MEURISSE / JEAN-MARIE FERTEY - Saint-Exupery

Format: LP
Label & Cat.Number: Fantome Phonographique OME 1020
Release Year: 2018
Note: a rare musique concrete radioplay from 1959, with music by PIERRE HENRY and spoken texts based on the book of LUC ESTANG (1956) about the life of ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY - "Underlying key scenes, Pierre Henry's contribution to the play consists of electronic and musique concrte sounds, adding a contemporary dimension to the text. A beautiful piece from one of the mid-20th century's truly brilliant sonic explorers." ed. of 500 copies
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During his long and illustrious career the French composer and musique concrte pioneer Pierre Henry created a lare amount of incidental music to accompany literary texts, both on record and for the stage, from Jules Verne to Victor Hugo, from Lautramont to Antonin Artaud. This incredibly rare LP from 1959 is a radio play about the life of French pilot and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupry, based on the 1956 book by Luc Estang on the subject. The interpreters are a small theater troupe including French actor Paul Meurisse (1912-1979), famous for popular films and as a member of national theater company La Comdie Franaise. Underlying key scenes, Pierre Henry's contribution to the play consists of electronic and musique concrte sounds, adding a contemporary dimension to the text. A beautiful piece from one of the mid-20th century's truly brilliant sonic explorers.