CREATIONS

Olivier Marin, violist and composer, is an eclectic musician who regularly performs as a soloist and chamber musician or composer at festivals around the world where he presents original recitals combining classical, contemporary and world music. His latest composition, Undō, for viola, electronics and video, has been selected for presentation at the International Viola Congress in the Netherlands in 2018, the New York City Electroacoustic Festival (USA), the Noisefloor Festival (UK) and the Code d’accès Montréal festival (Canada).

2018-2021 Intégrale UNDŌ

“L’automne est arrivé
venant visiter mon oreille
un oreiller de vent”
Haiku de Matsuo Bashõ ( 1644-1695 )

Composition et interprétation : Olivier Marin (alto)
Vidéo : Jullian Hoff et David Arango Valencia
Sound design : Vincent Fliniaux

2021 Ludwig Van Beethoven

2020 Radio Lebanon

Olivier Marin by May Kassem, “an artist with the soul of a troubadour in search of freedom” radio soundtrack Lebanon 96.2FMe

2018 Musical board games

PETITES NOTES ET PIÈCES ÉPHÉMÈRES ©
Musical board games Website


Conception : Olivier Marin

Illustrations : Tiphaine Boilet

History.
“Within the orchestra It’s raining strings, a terrible drama has happened! Our ill-fated conductor Umbert Di Draculano was abandoned and betrayed by his musicians during a concert at the Grande Scala Philarmonica Del’ Unica Prestissima Musica.

His symphony known as the “Symphony of Atlantis” sank into an unspeakable cacophony.

Disappointed, the audience covered our poor conductor with tomatoes and other makeshift rubbish. It goes without saying that the reputation of our dear maestro is forever tarnished! A photo of him thus shown is in
front page of the largest newspapers.
But our conductor is not fooled, he knows that some musicians in the orchestra have deliberately made a mistake to play this trick on him! In a fit of rage, he broke his baton! He swore that he would not go back on stage until he had found the lectern responsible for this disaster! So, get ready… get ready to play in your defence…!”

PRICE FOR THE REALISATION OF AN INSTRUMENTAL METHOD

Organised by the Chambre Syndicale des Éditeurs de Musique de France (French Chamber of Music Publishers)

6th edition of the Music Education Awards

” PETITES NOTES ET PIÈCES ÉPHÉMÈRES ” MARINE OLIVE TREE (PARIS)

2017 UNDŌ

“Autumn has arrived
coming to visit my ear
a wind pillow”

Haiku by Matsuo Bashõ ( 1644-1695 )

Composition et interprétation : Olivier Marin (alto)
Vidéo : Jullian Hoff
Logiciels utilisés : Audiosculpt, Ableton Live, Open Music, Resolum Arena

2015 EXILS

Musical show inspired by Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, taking the spectator on an inner journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise accompanied by Virgil.

Material used to sound my viola:

– Static / aerial double-headed microphone
– AER compact60 amplifier
– Effect pedals: Delay strymon / Disto MXR / Harmonizer HOG2 / Looper BOSS RC30

The project :

Exils-programme

 

2015 PEDAGOGY…

HISTOIRE D’UNE MOUETTE ET DU CHAT QUI LUI APPRIT A VOLER

Based on the novel by Luis Sepùlveda, Chilean writer.

A theatrical-musical show which was a great success with the public and the jurors, realised within the framework of my DE with the formidable viola class of Vinciane Béranger, professor at the conservatory of the 6th arrondissement of Paris.

SCENARIO

Mouette-et-Chat-histoire-scenarise

SYNOPSIS

mouette-et-chat-synopsis

2012 EMPI

Creation inspired by a “Kata” which is a Japanese term designating a form in the martial arts. These are codified movements based on the experience of fighters. Even if the objective of the gesture remains martial, a certain musical energy, concentrated and precise, flows from the movements and sublimates them. Here he interprets the kata “Empi” called “de l’hirondelle”.

Graphic score based on the movements of the Empi kata performed by Bruno Marin (4th dan).

EMPI Forme1.1EMPI1.0L'histoire.
«Au sein de l'orcheste Il pleut des cordes, un terrible drame est advenu ! Notre illuuuustissime chef Umbert Di Draculano s'est vu abandonné et trahi par ses musiciens lors d'un concert à la Grande Scala Philarmonica Del' Unica Prestissima Musica.

Sa symphonie dite «de l'Atlantide» a sombré dans une cacophonie innnnnnommable.

Désappointé,le public a recouvert notre pauvre chef de tomates et autres déchets de fortune. Il va de soi que la réputation de notre cher maestro est entachée à jamais ! Une photo de lui ainsi accoutré est en
première page des plus grands journaux.
Mais notre chef n'est pas dupe, il sait que certains musiciens de l'orchestre ont fait exprès de se tromper pour lui jouer ce tour ! Dans un accès de rage, il a brisé sa baguette ! Il s'est juré de ne remonter sur scène que lorsqu'il aurait trouvé le pupitre responsable de ce désastre ! Alors, préparez-vous... préparez-vous à jouer pour vote défense ...!»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Piece for solo viola, inspired by the Shotokan Karate Kata “Empi” dit Kata de l’hirondelle, Composition and interpretation Olivier MARIN.

2010 ARCHIPEL

This text by Flora Bourne-Chastel, inspired by a real fact, refers to the nuclear tests carried out on an island in the Pacific Ocean called Mururoa . The music was created from this text without the use of digital sounds; most of the sound effects are recorded from the viola, djembe, voice and guitar.

2009 AL HAMRA

In the year 1300, in Granada, in the gardens of the Alhambra, horsemen tried to seduce a Moorish princess leaning against a fountain. Weary of their manners, she laughed at them and made fun of their supposed heroic deeds. The latter, furious, go back to the horizon, swallowing their pride.