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Musique Actuelle: History

Meghan Dzyak, Hélène Laurin

Published: 2010-08-25

Part two of four in a series of films documenting the work of performers involved in the musique actuelle scene in Montréal. The notion of history is the focus of this entry in the series.

Available Files

  • Musique_Actuelle_History_full.mp4

    167 MB | video/mp4


So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag