Two parodies in honour to Sherlok Holmes

Two parodies in homage to Sherlock Holmes (2005-2006)
Music for silent movies for 7 instruments (fl, cl sib/bs, saxo sop/bar, hn, vln, cb, perc) & électronique

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Show lasting 70 minutes (+ interval), composed of two pieces written to be performed simultaneously with the following two films (each piece can be performed independently) :

Sherlock Jr (1924) by Buster Keaton
duration: 44′

The mystery of the leaping fish (1916), by John Emmerson, D.W. Griffith and Tod Browning
duration: 26′

This work has been commissioned by the French Minsitry of Culture

First performance:
12/11/2007 – Ensemble Sillages, conductor Julien Masmondet
22nd EUROPEAN FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILM OF BREST at the Quartz – National Theatre

20/5/2008 – Ensemble Sillages, La Muse en Festival
Extension du Domaine de la Note VIII, THEATRE DE CACHAN

17/10/2009 – Ensemble Sillages
Auditorio Nacional de Música Madrid, Spain

4/2/2009 – AtelierXX-21 – Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse of Lyon
Meeting with composers Tôn Thât Tiêt, Carlos Grätzer and Martin Matalon

20/8/2009 – Atelier Musical de Touraine
La carrière de Normandoux, Tercé

25/9/2009 – Atelier Musical de Touraine – Petit Faucheux, Tours

28/3/2010 – Ensemble Sillages
Victoria Hall, Geneve.
Closing concert of the Archipel Festival

25/3/2013 – Ensemble Sillages

Centre de Création Musicale // Scène Nationale de Quimper

6/1/2014 – CEFEDEM de Normandie

Excerpts vidéo
The Mystery of the leaping fish excerpt :

Sherlock Jr. (Buster Keaton) excerpt:

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