UN DRAME MUSICAL INSTANTANÉ
L'hallali
GRRR 2011 CD audio, 1987

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"Funny and inventive, the Drama is a reference on its own...
In the spirit of Frank Zappa." (Compact)
"Like Carl Stalling's cartoon soundtracks." (Cadence)


Vocal pieces featuring the late Frank ROYON LE MÉE in Le poil et la plume (text by Michel TOURNIER) followed by an opera-bouffe where animals play hide and seek with Death ! (libretto by Régis FRANC).

Jean-Jacques BIRGÉ (synthesizers, vocals, jaw harp, piano, etc)
Bernard VITET (trumpets, reed trumpet, piano, violin, vocals, etc)
Francis GORGÉ (guitar, synthesizers, vocals, percussion, etc)
together with
Frank ROYON LE MÉE (sprechgesang)
Martine VIARD (soprano)
Louis HAGEN-WILLIAM (bass)
and voices by Dominique FONFRÈDE, Maurice GARREL, Christian MARIN, Guy PANNEQUIN, Guy PIÉRAULD, Yves PÉNEAU, Bernard PINET, Serge VALLETTI,
plus the Ensemble de l'ITINÉRAIRE
conducted by Boris de VINOGRADOV

Les blancs jouent et gagnent / Une passion dévorante / Dernier blues avant de mourir / Le poil et la plume / Volte-face / La fosse (Ouverture-Le lion-La tribu-Miss Rosé-Nocturne-Conférence des animaux- Pauvres bêtes-Chute)

Also on BANDCAMP

tracklist / infos
n°1 / Le poil et la plume / 9'22
Frank Royon Le Mée - sprechgesang
Jean-Jacques Birgé - sampler
Bernard Vitet - reed trumpet
Francis Gorgé - electric guitar, synthesizers
Text by Michel Tournier in Les Météores
Recorded by JJB on January 22 janvier 1987 at Studio GRRR
n°2 / Miss Rosé / 6'04
Martine Viard - soprano
Yves Péneau - a musician
With Un d.m.i.:
Jean-Jacques Birgé - the animals + sampler, synthesizer
Bernard Vitet - trumpet
Francis Gorgé - synthesizer
With l'Ensemble de l'Itinéraire :
Véronique Fèvre - clarinets
Patrice Petitdidier - French horn
Jacques Peillon - French horn
Joël Weiss - trombone
Jean Ferry - cello
Isabelle Veyrier - cello
Françoise Gagneux - percussion
Boris de Vinogradov - direction
Text of L'hallali by Régis Franc
Recorded at Studio 103 de Radio France by Madeleine Sola
Collaborateur technique - Jean Michel Sire
Chargé de réalisation - Georges Mousny
Commission by Radio France
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