Show 116: Bxl: on air by Vincent Matyn

The electronic piece is made in the french acousmatic tradition from archives of the french radio. While the radio broadcasted to the french colonies in East and in the Maghreb, Pierre Schaeffer has founded “Groupe de recherche musicale” in 1949 after he met John Cage. It was originally produced for theatrical issue in 2002 around testimonies of Harkis fighters and ex-french soldiers.
The project was aborted but in the meanwhile there were produced. Four years later, this piece can be heard for themselves.

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