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Photo from Darmstadt 1988


b. 1942 -


    Jean-Charles François is the director of the Conservatory of Music at Lyon, France. François' main compositional interest is notation, or more specifically the absence of notation. He has pursued notational topics including improvisation, the processes of destruction of universal notational systems and the appearance of multiplicity of notational practices.

Audio Files

Obdobla
Timing, K and format
Timing, K and format

François discusses Obdobla
Timing, K and format
Timing, K and format

Archived Compositions

Nostreos (1987)
for oboe (double English horn), clarinet, bass clarinet,
trumpet, percussion, violin, viola, cello and double bass
Score

Grande Etude (1976)
for solo piano
Score

Obdobla (1976)
tom toms, Chinese cymbal, wooden instruments
small metallic instruments, other small instruments
Score + Recording

Fragments II (1987)
for 'prepared' solo snare drum
Score

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