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Lebenszeichen

Words from Peter Handke’s Das Gewicht der Welt – Ein Journal November 1975 bis März 1977 Voice; Bb clarinet (also Bb contrabass clarinet and Eb piccolo clarinet); violin; cello; piano 2013-2014 – 26mn No recording available 1 – Zum weiterleben 2 – Dunklen Fenster 3 – Was es ist 4 – Vielleicht zu dritt 5 […]

Altas Ondas

Poem (Canso) attributed to the troubadour Raimbaut de Vaqueiras (? – 1207 ca.) Voice; violin; Bb clarinet 2013 – 10mn No recording available Words 1   Altas ondas que venez suz la mar Que fai lo vent çay e lay demenar De mon amic savez novas comtar Qui lay passet ? no lo vei retornar ! Et oy, […]

Désinvention du noir

Triple quartet for 12 cellos 2012 – 17mn À Christophe Roy, à Nomos No recording available First performed by Nomos : Christophe Roy; Frédérique Aronica; Clément Biehler; Stéphane Bonneau; Eglantine Chaffin; Lucie Chevillard; Nathalie Jaquet; Naomi Mabanda; Anaïs Moreau; Martina Rodriguez; Emilie Rose; Anouk Viné : cellos – Michel Pozmanter cond. / Théâtre Dunois, Paris […]

Splendor

Double trio for flute; violin; harp; Bb clarinet; viola and piano 2011 – 13mn Ensemble Accroche Note : Ayako Okubo : flute; Armand Angster : clarinet; Thomas Gautier : violin; Grégoire Vallette : viola; Anne Vonau-Spannagel : harp; Nina Maghsoodloo : piano – Francesco La Licata cond. / Recorded live – Auditorium de la Cité […]

Fleuve de chacun

Orchestra of 27 musicians 2011 – 17mn No recording available

I (the defeat of the personal)

Words by Katherine Mansfield from her Journal (1907-1922) Voice; violin; viola; cello 2009-2010 – 35mn Jody Pou : voice; Anna Lim : violin; Tawnya Popoff : viola; Carrie Stinson : cello / From SHSK’H Vol.06 : Igor Ballereau #2 / Recorded at Avatar studios, New York – July 30-31, 2010 by Bryan Smith Words I. […]

Mouvement encore des choses

Bb clarinet; violin; cello; piano (or vibraphone) 2009 – 12mn About all the turns of the scaping from the break and flooding of wave to its run out again I have not yet satisfied myself G.M. Hopkins – Journal/Aug.10, 1872 Ensemble Aleph : Dominique Clément : clarinet; Noëmi Schindler : violin; Christophe Roy : cello; […]

HSESTTL (Hic Situs Est / Sit Tibi Terra Levis)

Eight fragments from roman epitaphs Mixed choir a cappella 2008-2009 – 18mn Jacques Ballereau (1944-2009), mon père. Ici chaque son, chaque silence : à partir de toi, à travers nous. Les Cris de Paris – Geoffroy Jourdain cond. / Recorded live – Auditorium du Louvre, Paris – November 6, 2009 Words I. cum sit communis […]

Noctis Labyrinthus

Two x four double bass parts 2008 – 13mn Tom Blancarte : double bass / From SHSK’H Vol.03 : Kenneth Kirschner/Aaron Siegel/Igor Ballereau/Giuliano D’Angiolini / Recorded at Clinton studios, New York – March 23-24, 2009 by Bryan Smith

/and/ (a song made of silent as stone silence of song)

Voice; flute; Bb clarinet; guitar; violin; cello; piano 2007 – 42mn No recording available

Tôrô nagashi

Jisei (death poems) by Hokushi , Seiju and Kyokusai Voice; flute (also bass flute); bassoon; guitar; harpsichord; cello; percussion 2007 – 17mn No recording available I – II – Kaite mitari (Hokushi) III – as soft as possible IV – Shibaraku mo (Seiju) V – VI – Akatsuki ya (Kyokusai) Words II. Kaite mitari / […]

Inscapes

Words by Gerard Manley Hopkins from his note-books and journal (1864 – 1866) Voice; 2 violins; 2 percussions 2006 – 12mn Jody Pou : voice; Calvin Wiersma, Andrea Schultz : violins; Aaron Siegel, Joe Bergen : percussions / From SHSK’H Vol.01 : Igor Ballereau / Recorded at Avatar studios, New York – February 16-17, 2008 […]

Incerto tempore incertisque locis

Solo piano 2006 – 11mn À Clément Mao-Takacs Emily Manzo : piano / From SHSK’H Vol.01 : Igor Ballereau / Recorded at Avatar studios, New York – February 16-17, 2008 by Lawrence Manchester

Più vicino ai morti

Nine poems by Leonardo Sinisgalli Four voices and string quartet 2006 – 20mn Jody Pou (S), Daisy Press (A), Robert Isaacs (CT), Greg Purnhagen (Bar.) : voices; Calvin Wiersma, Andrea Schultz : violins; Danielle Farina : viola; Chris Gross : cello / From SHSK’H Vol.01 : Igor Ballereau / Recorded at Avatar studios, New York […]

Death hath deprived me

Based on Death hath deprived me by Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623). Poem by John Davies of Hereford Three voices; guitar; violin; viola; cello 2006 – 6mn Jody Pou (S), Robert Isaacs (CT), Greg Purnhagen (Bar.) : voices; Oren Fader : Guitar; Calvin Wiersma : violin; Danielle Farina : viola; Chris Gross : cello / From SHSK’H Vol.01 […]

Nel cuore è quasi un urlo di gioia

Based on Après une lecture de Penna, taken from Gérard Pesson’s Vexierbilder, Rom for piano. Poem by Sandro Penna Voice; guitar; percussion; violin; cello 2005 – 5mn Jody Pou : voice; Oren Fader : guitar; Aaron Siegel : percussion; Calvin Wiersma : violin; Chris Gross : cello/ From SHSK’H Vol.01 : Igor Ballereau / Recorded […]

Yo no naka (en ce monde)

Ten poems from the Ono no Komachi Shû Two voices; two flutes (also piccolo/bass fl.); Bb clarinet (also Bb contrabass cl.); harp; harmonium; violin; viola; cello 2005 – 36mn *Jody Pou/Igor Ballereau, **Jody Pou Jody Pou & Etsuko Chida : voices; Ensemble Ictus : Michael Schmid & Katrien Gaelens : flutes; Kris Deprey : clarinet; […]

Crumbs

Three poems by Emily Dickinson Voice and orchestra 2004-2005 – 15mn No recording available I – Presentiment – is that long Shadow II – It is dead – Find it III – Great Streets of silence Words I. Presentiment – is that long Shadow – on the Lawn Indicative that Suns go down -The Notice […]

Briefe an F. (…die Nacht ist noch zu venig Nacht…)

Ten songs based on Kafka’s letters to Felice Bauer Voice and piano 2004-2005 – 30mn *Jody Pou Jody Pou : voice; Emily Manzo : piano / From SHSK’H Vol.06 : Igor Ballereau #2 /Recorded at Clinton studios, New York – June 24, 2009 by Bryan Smith Words I. Während des Klavierspiels sass ich schief hinter […]

Yume no yume

Six classical Japanese instruments : Shinobue (8-bon); Two Shakuhachi (Nishaku-sanzun); Shô; Kokyu; Koto (20 strings) 2004 – 8mn No recording available

Frottola

Poem by Michelangelo Voice; piano; chimes; violin; viola; cello 2003 – 9mn Jody Pou : voice; Emily Manzo : piano; Joe Bergen : chimes; Calvin Wiersma : violin; Danielle Farina : viola; Chris Gross : cello / From SHSK’H Vol.01 : Igor Ballereau / Recorded at Avatar studios, New York – February 16-17, 2008 by […]

Psaume 70

French version by Olivier Cadiot Mixed choir a cappella 2003 – 6mn À Geoffroy Jourdain et toutes les voix des Cris de Paris Les Cris de Paris – Geoffroy Jourdain cond. / Recorded live – Cité de la musique, Paris – May 8, 2004 Words Dieu délivre moi Yhwh viens vite à mon aide Honte […]

Ichiaku no suna

Five Tanka by Takuboku Ishikawa Voice; 3 flutes (also piccolo/alto fl.); violin; viola; cello 2003 – 13mn À Gérard Pesson Etsuko Chida : voice; Ensemble Der blaue Reiter/ Recorded Live – Villa Medici, Rome – May 21, 2004 Words I. Ishi hitotsu Saka o kudaruga goto kunimo Ware ke u hi ni itari tsukitaru Comme […]

Égrégore

Ensemble : Flute; Bb clarinet; Bb tenor saxophone; trumpet; trombone; harp; guitar; celesta; piano; double bass; 3 percussions 2002 – 10mn No recording available

Föhn

Poem by Georg Trakl, from Siebengesang des Todes Soprano; male choir (3T, 3B); 2 trumpets; french horn; trombone; tuba (or contrabass clarinet); 2 violins; viola; cello 2002 – 10mn No recording available Words Blinde Klage im Wind, mondene Wintertage, Kindheit, leise verhallen die Schritte an schwarzer Hecke, Langes Abendgeläut. Leise kommt die weiße Nacht gezogen, […]

Psalm

Poem by Georg Trakl Four vocal soloists (High S, MS, CT, Bar.); choir SATB (4/4/4/4); string quartet; orchestra of 32 musicians 2001-2002 – 17mn No recording available Words Karl Kraus zugeeignet Es ist ein Licht, das der Wind ausgelöscht hat. Es ist ein Heidekrug, den am Nachmittag ein Betrunkener verläßt. Es ist ein Weinberg, verbrannt […]

It

Words from Le petit Précepteur; First Step to French Conversation. For the use of young beginners. By F. Grandineau, Late French Master to Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, Author of “Conversations familières à l’usage des jeunes demoiselles.” Sixty-fourth edition. Hodder and Stoughton, London. MCMVII Voice; cello; piano 2001 – 3mn No recording available Words […]

Lettres à des amies-enfants

Five songs based on Lewis Carroll’s letters to his child-friends Voice; flute (also piccolo/alto fl.); Bb clarinet (also Bb bass cl.); violin; viola; cello 2001 – 11mn Jody Pou : voice; Ensemble S:I.C. : Sophie Deshayes : flute; Pierre Dutrieux : clarinet; Karine Gillette : violin; Gilles Deliège : viola; Elena Andreyev : cello / […]

Le monde flottant

Movement for string quartet and orchestra 2001 – 6mn No recording available

Deux somnilogues

Accordion; violin; cello 2000 – 9mn Trio Allers-Retours : Pascal Contet : accordion; Noëmi Schindler : violin; Christophe Roy : cello / Recorded live in Clermont-Ferrand – Summer 2003

L’eau si lente

Orchestra 2000 – 12mn No recording available

Cent sales mouches

Flute; violin; viola; cello 1998-1999 – 16mn Ensemble 2e2m : Pierre Roullier : flute; Éric Crambes : violin; Laurent Camatte : viola; David Simpson : cello / Recorded live – Maison de Radio France – Festival Présences 2000, Paris – February 20, 2000

Schizo-machine

Ensemble : Flute (also piccolo); oboe (also english horn); french horn; trumpet; trombone; percussion; harpsichord; 2 violins; viola; cello; double bass 1997 (revised Oct. 1998) – 11mn À Monsieur Jean-Jean de Montmartre, 30 ans d’âge Ensemble Itinéraire – Renato Rivolta cond. / Recorded live – Maison de Radio France, Festival Présences 1998, Paris – February […]

Pou pocket songs

Voice; Bb clarinet (also Bb bass cl.); cello 1996-1997 – 40mn Ensemble Accroche-Note : Françoise Kubler : voice; Armand Angster : clarinet; Walter Grimmer : cello / Selections from PPS recorded live by Othon Schneider – Auditorium France 3 Alsace, Festival Musica 1997, Strasbourg – September 20, 1997 Words I. Nous vous informons que cet […]