La fabuleuse histoire des oiseaux dans la musique

Petit cabinet de curiosités musical

Conférence musicale

15 h 00

Ville de Bessancourt

Médiathèque Marguerite Duras

8 rue Madame
Bessancourt, 95550

Small musical cabinet of curiosity Birds have often inspired composers throughout the centuries. A musical conference program for 3 with the mischievous collaboration of composer Vincent Bouchot. Birds are present in the culture of many civilizations. They announce the change of seasons and in particular spring, are good or bad omens, symbolize qualities or often human defects: bird brain, linnet head, silly like a turkey, a goose or a woodcock, talkative like a magpie, ... But do we know that birds are particularly intelligent creatures, capable of adapting to the new ways of life that man imposes on them? It is undoubtedly birds that gave the first men the idea of making music and instruments, and many birds have inspired composers of all times. The song of birds, although far removed from human music, has never ceased to inspire composers, from antiquity to the present day. Why do we prefer the nightingale to the crow? Is it really possible to transcribe bird song into music? How do the instruments that imitate their songs work? Discover with the ensemble La Rêveuse, the answers to all these questions and many more... ! Sébastien Marq, recorders Florence Bolton, bass viol and pardessus de viole Benjamin Perrot, theorbo
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