Pierre Henry documentary – The Art of Sounds

December 5, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized 

http://youtu.be/1uVCYL8zVBk

Experimental French composer Pierre Henry, one of the pioneers of musique concrète, is the subject of this documentary that traces his development of a new sound that shocked the music world. During the 1950s, the radical innovator and his colleague Pierre Schaeffer created a unique form of music based on electronically modified environmental noises.

Director: Eric Darmon

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