Festival Mimi 88 ‘Scène Ouverte’

Festival Mimi 88 front coverFestival Mimi 88 side 1Festival Mimi 88 side 2Festival Mimi 88 inlay

01 Pierre Bastien Solo [bass clarinet+mecanium] –   2:16
02 Tenko Ueno+Catherine Jauniaux [voice duo] –   6:41
03 Tenko Ueno+Fred Frith [voice+guitar duo] –   5:48
04 Tenko Ueno+Bruno Meillier [voice+flute duo] –   5:03
05 Amy Denio+Frank Rühl [guitar+bass duo] –   2:38
06 Fred Frith+Ferdinand Richard [guitar+bass duo] –   5:26
07 Jim Meneses+Pavel Fajt [drums duo] –   5:14
08 Pierre Bastien+Ferdinand Richard [double bass+bass guitar duo] – 3:22
09 Pavel Fajt+Fred Frith [guitar+drums duo] –   6:22
10 Klaus Wilmans+Fred Frith [double bass+guitar duo] –   10:43
11 Marius Cesarienne+Olivier Masson [voice+sax duo] –   2:00

Total time 51:40
Cassette released by Association Aide aux Musiques Innovatrices, AMK,  3001, France, 1989

This cassette documents inprovising duos taking place after the regular performances of the respective artists at the MIMI (Mouvement International des Musiques Innovatrices) Festival, Salle Jean Macé, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, July 1988. It is different from the LP and k7 release of the almost same title ‘Festival Mimi 88’. Tracks on ‘Scène Ouverte-Open Stage’ are unreleased on any other format.


7 Responses to “Festival Mimi 88 ‘Scène Ouverte’”

  1. 1 Lucky July 27, 2009 at 8:47 pm

    merci beaucoup, continuo!

    lovely to be able to hear this cassette. heard the festival mimi lp’s ’87 and ’88 posted by mutant sounds (here), another great rarity upload from your site. there are still things to discover, after all… ;)

  2. 2 continuo July 27, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    I knew I was fishing for Lucky with these posts! Thanks for your comments – and you’re probably the only one to leave 2 comments a day. Keep on the good work!

  3. 3 Lucky July 27, 2009 at 10:46 pm

    continuo – you put a lot of love and effort in your blog here, it’s my duty to tell you – you’re not living in a vacuum, and i appreciate your work as a whole very much, even though i’m not into every single one of your posts, but those 2… you know!

    fishing for lucky is much easier than fishing for continuo, i think… but worth a try :+D

  4. 4 gidouille July 30, 2009 at 12:21 am

    I have this cassette. Nice to get a digital copy of it, thanks. Mimi doesn’t appear to have released any further compilations, of which I’m aware, after the 1988 festival.

  5. 5 continuo July 30, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    Hi Gidouille. There was a Mimi 89 Festival LP, though. Would be nice to hear it, I think. Thanks for dropping by.

  6. 6 koshka July 30, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    i know some other persons who leave 2 comment a day…
    thanks for comments, thanks for this one and added your link.
    well i think i will dig your field recordings section…

  7. 7 gidouille July 30, 2009 at 11:51 pm

    Interesting, I have the first two vinyl Mimi compilations, but have never come across the 1989 one.

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