Henri Pousseur (1929-2009)

Sur le Qui-Vive (1985)

female voice, five instruments and recorded sounds

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1985
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Publisher : Suvini Zerboni, Milan
    • Dedication : à Luciano Berio pour son soixantième anniversaire
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Michel Butor

Detailed formation
  • soloist : unspecified solo female voice
  • clarinet, cello, tuba, piano (also electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer), percussionist

Premiere information

  • Date : 8 November 1985
    Location :

    Paris, Radio France


    Performers :

    Marianne Pousseur, direction : Georges-Elie Octors.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : sons fixés sur support