INLAND LAKE - Lionel Marchetti
Lionel Marchetti, born in 1967 in Marseille, is a composer of musique concrète and improvising musician (various analog and digital electronic instruments, modified loudspeakers). He works in the studio on a musical poetics allowed by the use of sound technologies - from analog to digital - from the use of the loudspeaker to the associated recording, up to the acousmatic interpretation, and this, in the line of this specific art.
He also writes poetry and essays on the art of musique concrète, as a practicing artist of the genre. His book La musique concrète de Michel Chion remains the most noticed - as well as his essay Haut-parleur, voix et miroir... - technical essay in the form of a letter.
His catalog is rich to date with more than a hundred concrete works.
In acousmatic concerts, Lionel Marchetti performs his concrete compositions on acousmoniums with 4, 8, 12 or more speakers.
Lionel Marchetti also devotes himself, on stage, in solo, to improvisation (experimental analog device with various microphones, feedback, radio waves, tape recorder, modified loudspeakers, analog synthesizers) and he collaborates with musicians like Jérôme Noetinger (electronics, tape recorder), Xavier Garcia (electronics), Seijiro Murayama (percussions, voice), Jean-Baptiste Favory (composition, electronics), Emmanuel Holterbach (composition, electronics), Pierre Mottron (vocals), Yan Yun (electronics), Carole Rieussec (electronics), Sébastien Églème (violin), Michel Doneda (saxophone), Patrick Charbonnier (trombone), Nicolas Losson (electronics), as well as with Japanese musician and dancer Yôko Higashi (composition, electronics and butō dance).
For the past few years, he has also devoted himself to what he calls concrete scores: with musical ensembles such as Decibel new music ensemble (Australia), Le UN (Bordeaux) or the trombone trio Bomonstre (France).