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During the period 1965 (ca.) to 1973: various pieces, live performances and sound tracks for theater (in Montréal and in Québec: La relève and Nouvelle compagnie théâtrale (see also) companies, ACTA Festival, productions of director André Brassard, etc.), animation films (University of Montréal) and radio (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

Huit pièces pour piano (1968)

Easy piano pieces for children. Publisher: Berandol Music Inc., Toronto, Canada, 1969 (under pseudonym David Laumes, 2 volumes, BER1550-1551 > search "Laumes" )

Arc (1969)

For string orchestra (duration: 10')

P-A, version II (1970)

For eight speaking voices (duration: 11'25")

P-A, version III

For magnetic tape (duration: 11'25")
First realization in the Groupe Informatique-Musique of the University of Montréal (1971)
Second realization (version Luminy) in Jean-Claude Risset's laboratory of the UFR of the Luminy Campus of the Aix-Marseille University (1976)

L'Angélus (1971)

For clarinet and magnetic tape, realized in the McGill University Electronic Music Studio (duration: 6')
Tape part revised in IRCAM (1987)

Suite pour deux guitares (1972)

For two guitars (duration: 4')

Séquence (1972)

For organ (duration: 5'30")

Polyphrase (1973)

For string orchestra (duration: 15'), commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Génériques (I, ∑, R) (1974)

Family of of three magnetic tape pieces (durations: 8' each). Realized in the Utrecht University Instituut voor Sonologie

Contra Mortem (1975)

Maximal contrast cycle for solo clarinet (duration: 10'37")

Droite, hommage à Le Corbusier (1974-76)

Radiophonic piece for instruments and texts by Le Corbusier (duration: 18'). Realized in the Stockholm Elektronmusikstudion. Commissioned by the Canadian Federation of University Women

Le talon d'Achille (1976)

Maximal contrast path for solo flute (duration: 15'20")

Extrema (1977)

For organ and one percussionist (duration: 14')

Les portes du sombre Dis (1979)

Cycle for magnetic tape (duration: 25'). Realized in IRCAM

"Di mi se mai..." (1979)

For brass quintet, one percussionist and texts by Leonardo da Vinci on magnetic tape (duration: 14'). Commissioned by the Canada Council for the Arts for the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec

The Other Shape (1985)

For one percussionist and magnetic tape (duration: 24'). Realized in IRCAM. Commissioned by the Canada Council for the Arts for percussionist Robert Leroux

... black it stood as night (1985)

For magnetic tape (duration: 14'15"). Reworking of the tape part of The Other Shape

La nuova ricordanza (1986)

For two harpsichords (duration: 13')

Du jour, la nuit (1995)

For solo flute (duration: 5'). Publisher: Éditions Henry Lemoine, 1997 (collection Pierre-André Valade > seach "Lorrain")

Construction 037 Gryllibus (2004)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator (duration: 13'34")

Construction 038 Au Plan musical (2004)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator (duration: 23'55")

Construction 039 Hologramas, Homenagem a KTC (2010)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator (duration: 33'12")

Construction 040 Treize miniatures en formes de galaxies (2010)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator or MIDI piano e.g. Disklavier (duration: 22'40")

Construction 041 Toccata (prélude) et fugue (2012)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator or MIDI piano e.g. Disklavier (duration: 7'15")

Construction 042 Due cose, mille cose (2013)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator or MIDI piano e.g. Disklavier (duration: 20'54")

Construction 043 Ostinata (2014)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator or MIDI piano e.g. Disklavier (duration: 13'40")

Construction 047 Eight Sturmian-Noll Studies (2015)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator or MIDI piano e.g. Disklavier (duration: 22')

Construction 053 "... somewhere south of silence" (2016)

Electroacoustic: recorded piano emulator or MIDI piano e.g. Disklavier (duration: 13')


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