Les Moutons de Panurge
About the work
The piece consists of a melody for instrumentalists, and a rhythm for ‘non musicians’. The intention is that both groups become inextricably lost.
The musicians are given an extended melody with the instruction to play it repeatedly, loudly , and without stopping or faltering, subtracting notes from the start with each repeat. They will all become lost. Non musicians are invited to make any sound in a specified rhythm, they may follow their leader, or not.