Certain chapters are not available. Thank you for your understanding.

documentary

Pierre Henry, The Art of Sounds

The man who created "Psyché Rock"

Pierre Henry, The Art of Sounds The man who created "Psyché Rock"

About

An elusive figure, the inventor of concrete music invites us to his home and describes his art.

An elusive figure, full of ideas that have provoked scandals, Pierre Henry, born in 1927 in Paris, nevertheless followed a conventional career path. He attended the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris, studied with Olivier Messiaen and Nadia Boulanger and trained as an orchestral musician (percussionist and pianist). But since his childhood he always felt the need to assemble and create sounds.

Read more

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Franck Mallet
    • Éric Darmon
  • Production date: 2006
  • Duration: 52 min
  • Production: © Mémoire Magnétique / ARTE France / Love Streams agnès b. Productions
  • Available version(s): FR, EN

Casting

  • Pierre Schaeffer
Want to watch the full video?

Appears in

You might also like