Dogs and cats fighting for a camembert, observed by mice in 1982

8 October 2017. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

A complicated situation between domestic animals, which a happy music can not pacify.

Instrumental music, 2017, 1’52s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers).

Improvisation performed in private on October 8, 2017. Synthesizer used: CS-80 V (Arturia), emulation of the Yamaha analog synthesizer CS-80.

Dogs and cats fighting for a camembert, observed by mice in 1982
Musical creations, often improvised, usually made with an analog synthesizer, in public or private. For improvisations, the general principle is to play a single instrument, to create the whole sound live. No pre-existing rhythm on which to “wedge” a melody, for example, nor loops recorded over time to “enrich” the song. Just one synthesizer, to sculpt the sound wave as the piece unfolds, listening to its own sound evolution. For unimprovised pieces, the sound materiality is my object of (...)