Femme descendant l’escalier (Sept. 2004 – January 2005) — 40’

Woman descending the staircase

For Itinerario del Sonido. Sound installation for bus shelter

Premiered : May 21, 2005 in Madrid

«What started the mechanism is that at one time a woman got out the escalator of the Subway with very substantial shoes. I said myself “here, it’s her” and I had a friendly thought for Marcel Duchamp. Afterwards, all worked, I located keywords, sounds pivots, intrepid environments, malignant noises.»



Les ProtoRythmiques (June 2004 – January 2005) — ca. 60’

For two DJ

Premiered : February 12, 2005

Les Instants Chavirés, Montreuil by eRikm and the author

«It is after having played ‘Les Archives sauvées des Eaux’ with eRikm, that I proposed this new work to him. After my first experiment which made me progress in a field where I had never been actor, the proposals I make with ‘ProtoRythmiques’ bring me on a more adventurous field and also more “democratic” (if however one can still employ this word after the use that makes the Busch administration of it).»

CD ROOM40 RM417/ May 2007



Didascalies 2 ou Trois personnages en quête de notes (2005) — ca. 20’

Didascalies 2 or Three characters in search of notes

For two pianos and a third very powerful instrument being able to hold a very strong note

«Last day, I found in a file 1993 a score for 2 pianos with the title “Revenir à la note de départ (to return to the starting note)”. I therefore decided to make of it a new composition without changing a note, moreover there were very few of it. What arranged me perfectly. Then I called that ‘Didascalies 2’ in memory of what I made the last year: a piece for piano and viola called shortly ‘Didascalies’Shortly ‘Didascalies’ was to be played on 2 notes, for piano and the same one for viola and had an obsessional character. Very very obsessssssional!»

Score available : Brunhild Ferrari

Vinyl disk Sub rosa SRV 305 — april, 2010



Morbido Symphonie (March– August 2005) — ca. 25′

For 15 instruments and SM (Memorized Sound on media)

(Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, low Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Violoncello 1, Violoncello 2, double bass)

Premiered : Ensemble Ars Nova, Paris, May 11, 2007

Conductor: Philippe Nahon

— Unfinished, because only two movements are composed, the third was in becoming.

«It is a morbid piece as well as morbido (What in Italian means : tender) and “which will be very funny”.»

Score available : Brunhild Ferrari





Archives SM (Memorized Sound on media)

Intended for “seven things”, Edinburgh, was unfinished in 2005.

Brunhild Ferrari has completed the piece in 2008.

CD Coffret INA-GRM


Luc Ferrari passes away in Arezzo, Tuscany, at the dawn of 22nd of August 2005.