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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.

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Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.