With Discreet Music (1975), Music for Airports (1978) and Thursday Afternoon (1985), Brian Eno invented a new music genre, Ambient Music, which he defined as "able to accommodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting."
These versions performed and arranged by Dedalus Ensemble, according to the musicians and the critics who listened to it, goes beyond what we expect from it. A mental base that takes us far away. One of the only music without beginning or end in which we want to stay as long as possible.
Inspired by Erik Satie's furniture music, Cage's indeterminacy and La Monte Young's drones, Eno's series of compositions were based on strict formal protocols bringing the listener into an enthralling world of sounds. Brian Eno was widely seen as a pioneering and influential figure of popular music and worked with icons of pop culture such as David Bowie, U2....
released July 31, 2023
Founded in 1996 by Didier Aschour, Dedalus is a contemporary music
ensemble based in Toulouse. Its repertoire includes works by classics of minimalism: Christian Wolff, Phill Niblock, Frederic Rzewski, Tom Johnson, Moondog or Philip Glass.
Didier Aschour, guitar, arrangements and artistic direction
Denis Chouillet, piano
Amélie Berson, flute
Fabrice Villard, clarinet
Pierre-Stéphane Meugé, saxophone
Christian Pruvost, trumpet
Thierry Madiot, trombone
Silvia Tarozzi, violin
Cyprien Busolini, viola
Deborah Walker, cello
Eric Chalan, double bass & vibraphone
Record and production company managed by Guy Marc Hinant and Fred Walheer - releasing records in Electronics/ Experimental/ Unclassical/ Drone/ Noise/ Concrete/ Spoken Words/ Rare recordings/ Rituals genres.