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Jeanne (CD)

Ghédalia Tazartès - Jeanne (CD)
The original music composed by Ghédalia Tazartès for the theater play "Jeanne la pudeur" after Nicola Genka.
Reaching for and recreating the dialects found in types of ethnical music, Ghédalia Tazartès invents an imaginary world for himself, which seems to draw inspiration from forgotten traditions. He is an ingenious, dextrous musician capable of reproducing extraordinary sounds and accents, and in this work too he unleashes a flood of sounds and noises. Strange voices and hallucinatory melodies weave the framework of a music tape which revolves around the theatrical production "Jeanne" (Pardès Rimonim company), for which he has produced most of his compositions.
French cult artist with an uncompromising character who defied categorization, Ghédalia Tazartès (1947-2021) recorded alone more than 20 albums, calling his Art "Impromuz" for lack of a better term. Before the years 2000s, his public appearances remained exceptional events. Ghédalia Tazartès' music has always been a mystery. It switches from musique concrète to - existing or invented - ethnic music, from poetry to noise, or from loops and collages to sad and extremely beautiful tunes in a second, but it constantly is in flux and coherent. In 2004, Ghedalia finally decided to do live performances again. He first worked with other musicians (Les Reines d'Angleterre, David Fenech & Jac Berrocal, Norscq & Black Sifichi, Nicolas Lelièvre) then went solo for ten years. Since then Tazartes has played many shows across Europe including a show in the Patti Smith exhibition at Fondation Cartier in Paris and a cinemix to the "Haxan" silent movie in 2008. In 2018 Ghedalia decided to stop playing solo and to collaborate with other musicians again: Maya Dunietz, Rhys Chatham, Chris Corsano and Dennis Tyfus, Quentin Rollet and Jérôme Lorichon.
published in 2007
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