Editions al dante, France, 2004 #ad 24 CD
Bernard Heidsieck, Françoise Janicot, Laurence Lacina, Ricky Stein, voice.
Ariel Kalma, saxophone.
Sound letter addressed to Brion Gysin, after he departed from Paris to a London hospital to help cure his cancer. Recorded at Heidsieck’s home in Paris, Quai de Bourbon, 1974. What we have here is 4 layers of improvised vocals using only Brion Gysin’s first and last names as sound source. This rather deranged music would fit nicely in the Nurse With Wound list, I guess. The image below is from EAR Magazine #3, 1977, a report from a New York event involving Heidsieck.
And to discover Heidsieck reading his own Poème Partition V titled ‘Vitesse, Ville, Varèse’, try this short video. In french.