Gilles Gobeil

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Gilles Gobeil (born September 27, 1954) is an electroacoustic music composer from Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada, and currently living in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1] Gobeil received his musical education at the Université de Montréal (Mmus in Composition).

His works have been performed in concerts throughout Canada and abroad. Gilles Gobeil is a member of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC), Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) and co-founder of the concert organization Réseaux.

Laureate on the international scene: Métamorphoses Biennal Acousmatic Composition Competition (Belgium, 2002, 2000); CIMESP (International Electroacoustic Music Contest of São Paulo, Brazil, 2001, 1999, 97); Ciber@rt (Valencia, Spain, 1999); Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Competition (France, 1999, 89, 88); Stockholm Electronic Arts Award (Sweden, 1997, 94); Ars Electronica, Linz (Austria, 1995); Luigi Russolo International Competition, Varese (Italy, 1989, 88, 87); Newcomp Computer Music Competition (USA, 1987); and Brock University Tape Music Competition, St Catharines (Canada, 1985). Other honors in national competitions: “1993 Grand Prize” from SOCAN (the Canadian performing rights society); 1985 Robert Fleming Prize from the Canadian Music Council; and “Composition Award” from PROCAN (a former Canadian performing rights society) in 1984.


List of works[edit]

  • Associations libres (1990), electric guitar, and tape
  • Le contrat (1996–2003)
  • Derrière la porte la plus éloignée… (1998)
  • Éclats de perle (2002)
  • Entre les deux rives du printemps (2006)
  • Là où vont les nuages… (1990–91), ondes Martenot, interactive system, and tape
  • Nous sommes heureux de… (1992)
  • Nuit cendre (1995)
  • Ombres, espaces, silences… (2005)
  • La perle et l'oubli (1999–2002), ondes Martenot, and tape
  • Point de passage (1997)
  • Projet Proust (1995, 2001)
  • Rivage (1986)
  • Soledad (1998, 2000), guitar, and tape
  • Traces (1985)
  • Le vertige inconnu (1993–94)
  • La ville machine (1992)
  • Voix blanche (1988–89), ondes Martenot, and tape

See also[edit]


  • Paland, Ralph. 2009. "Gilles Gobeil". Komponisten der Gegenwart (KDG), 40. Nachlieferung (11/2009), Munich 2009. pp. 1–2; ISBN 978-3-86916-010-8
  • _____. "In akusmatischer Nacht: Elektroakustische Proust-Bilder franko-kanadischer Komponisten im poetologischen Kontext der Musique acousmatique." Marcel Proust und die Musik: Beiträge des Symposions der Marcel Proust Gesellschaft in Wien im November 2009. edited $$by Albert Gier. Berlin: Insel Verlag, 2012. pp. 233–284. ISBN 978-3-458-17459-2
  • (with permission)
  1. ^ Couture, François. "Biography: Gilles Gobeil". AMG. Retrieved 13 May 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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