April 23, 2020

How to write a string quartet

For a very long time, I asked myself the question: how do you write a string quartet? Is it a good idea? Does it still have an interest? The quartet is really one of the archetypal forms of Western serious music, ok, but I felt a certain uneasiness with this form. Most quartets are so boring to listen to, even if their form is perfect. […]

April 21, 2020

Why am I a french virtual composer ?

This blog is just about the way I write music: with computer. Since 1985 and my first music computer (a Yamaha CX5M), I spent most of my time with my computer, instead musicians or ensembles. Why ? Because I had no choice. And lot of composers have no choice today: a computer, or nothing.