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Des racines à la matière : l'univers sonore des œuvres pour guitare de Maurice OHANA

Abstract : How to approach the music of Maurice Ohana and what sense should we give to the use he makes of the guitar in his work? In this research, I will try to understand how the guitar holds such a special and essential place in his work as a whole. In fact, it carries a whole cultural and symbolic universe and contributes to nourishing the poetic imagination of the timeless creator Maurice Ohana. This poetic and atavistic world of a tree of influences is, in the composer's mind, both a source of inspiration and innovation. The ten-string guitar that he introduced in his two cycles — Si le jour paraît… and Cadran lunaire — allows him to operate on the sound material (“matière sonore”), a creative work that gives rise to an original work whose understanding requires the exploration of a cultural heritage strongly imbued with cante jondo and Andalusian culture. Between tradition and innovation, orality and writing, the work for guitar has a relationship with the sound material (“matière sonore”) that gives meaning to the process of understanding of Maurice Ohana’s work.
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Stéphane Sacchi. Des racines à la matière : l'univers sonore des œuvres pour guitare de Maurice OHANA. Musique, musicologie et arts de la scène. Université Rennes 2, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019REN20019⟩. ⟨tel-02290584⟩



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