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Instant(s) for solo flute (2009)

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Dedicated to Isabelle Spiers and Sophie Deshayes

Created on 03/02/2015 at Arsenal de Metz by Sophie Deshayes

Duration: approx. 5'30

Editions Francois Dhalmann



This short work was written, at the request of Isabelle Spiers, my previous editor, to pay tribute to Dominique Daguet, poet and founder of the journal Cahiers Bleus. I played it in the first audition during the private party organized on the occasion of the publication of an anthology of poems by this author entitled De l'obscur à l'aurore (1954-2009), Cahier bleus – ZurfluH● editor.


My music is imprinted with the spirit of one of his poems taken from the Instants notebook (1962-1972) and transcribes, beyond the words, my reading impressions. Disillusioned, vexed and melancholy... Beyond the literal meaning of this poem written following a breakup, it is the metaphysical scope of it that held me back. "A real revolt vis-à-vis our human condition" deeply agitates Dominique Daguet, "tempered by astonishment and love".


Words, words...


         _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  (yesterday tomorrow,

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ amour,         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   hope

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ et cetera...)


          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ nothing:

wind on the sand.


so little wind

         _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ (barely a breath)

so little sand

         _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ (a dust)

We don't have time to wait anymore

that finally it makes a beach.

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