Paul Sauvanet – Time Dreaming


Release data: Paul Sauvanet – Time Dreaming CD, Les Volies Dór/Oreus, 1991 Recorded at the Centre International de Recherche Musicale in Nice, “Time Dreaming” (officially entitled “Le Songe Du Temps”), offers two lengthy tracks and one short piece of reflective and quiet ambient music. Any rhythm is absent in the slow flow of warm and spacious textures that make up the 24-minute title track. It…

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Paul Sauvanet – Tristesse


Release data: Paul Sauvanet – Tristesse CD, Hearts of Space, 1995 “Tristesse”, subtitled five adagios for times of sorrow, is a contemplative, neo-classical oriented work of tenderness and contemplation, composed using a digital chamber orchestra of synthesizers. The five lengthy pieces, which feel like a requiem, carry on in a slow, gently soaring but never changing tempo, in which the melody comes from the sampled…

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Paul Sauvanet – Eleusis


Release data: Paul Sauvanet – Eleusis CD, Les Editions Rubicon, 1993 “Eleusis”, inspired by the works of Carlos Castaneda, by French synthesist Paul Sauvanet was initially released on the Canadian label Rubicon Records in 1993, and later re-released in 1998 on another label. It’s a beautiful cd which is still one of the many cherished albums in my music collection. The six harmonious “tonal tapestries”…

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Paul Sauvanet – Nomad


Release data: Paul Sauvanet – Nomad CD, Hearts of Space, 1997 This is the third cd of the skilled French musician Paul Sauvanet, of which both the cd-cover and overall atmosphere are slightly similar to the album “Nomadic Impressions” by Open Canvas (aka Gregory Kyryluk). On the five tracks, Paul plays his digital symphony orchestra of synthesizers expertly, taking the listener on a highly cinematic…

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