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Musique Actuelle: Politics

Meghan Dzyak, Hélène Laurin

Published: 2010-08-25

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

Available Files

  • Musique_Actuelle_Politics_full.mp4

    180 MB | video/mp4


Improvisation implies a deep connection between the personal and the communal, self and world. A “good” improviser successfully navigates musical and institutional boundaries and the desire for self-expression, pleasing not only herself but the listener as well.

– Rob Wallace