"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp


L'art de la fugue

Hermann Scherchen  conducting the BWV 1080 from Jean Sébastien Bach' s "Art de le fugue ".
A brilliant lesson of what would be the fugue.


This extract is included in the DVD box "Les grandes répétitions", a serie of rehearsals filmed by
Gérard Patris and produced in the 60s by "Le service de la recherche" of the french national radio, founded by Pierre Schaeffer.
These 5 remarkable movies are focused on Cecil Taylor, Edgar Varèse, Karlheinz Stockhausen,
Olivier Messiaen and Hermann Scherchen.

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