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Gérard Grisey (born 1946; died November 11, 1998) was a French composer of contemporary music.

He studied with Olivier Messiaen at the Conservatoire of Paris, where he obtained the Prix de Rome. In 1972 he attended Darmstadt summer courses taught by Karlheinz Stockhausen, György Ligeti and Iannis Xenakis. His music is often considered to belong to the genre of spectral music, although he later disowned the label in…

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  • Amon Tobin > Spectralism > you.
  • So patrician what is this I don't even the sounds the horrible sounds the organization the mimesis oh god what the
  • ut0
    v lel
  • Not that big fan of Grisey or spectral or even French music in general. Too perfumed and sensual for my impenetrably esoteric taste. Still, there are a couple of good pieces. Now gimme some Diotima or Reigen!
  • spectral ghosts haunting your atonal sleep
  • Just can't get over how visceral, energising, stimulating and vibrant this music is. I've only scrobled him 6 times, though that amounts to about 140 minutes of music...
  • Grisey=Webern & Webern=Grisey
  • I love it.. Fresh elementary sounds to auscultate to
  • ut0
    My favorite composer who looks like a fish.
  • Le Temps et l'Écume = ☆☆☆

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