Tristan Murail

Biography

Born: March 11, 1947   Country: France   Period: 20th/21st Centuries
A French composer primarily associated with a technique of musical composition known as "spectral" involving the basic or fundamental properties of sound itself as a basis for music, particularly a harmony in which chords, progressions and individual tones are derived from a spectral analysis, plus FM, RM, and AM frequencies in synthesis employed in a method of deriving the polyphony of melodic lines. A French composer primarily associated with a technique of musical composition known as "spectral" involving the basic or fundamental properties of sound itself as a basis for music, particularly a harmony in which chords, progressions and individual tones are derived from a spectral analysis, plus FM, RM, and AM frequencies in synthesis employed in a method of deriving the polyphony of melodic lines. Read less