Centre Henri Pousseur

3 Mother Goose Rhymes - 3 Mots d'Heures: Gousses, Rames - 3 Mörder Guss Reims

Composition and video:

Christian Klinkenberg


Roderik Powel


Marc Kirschvink

Micheline Garsou

Sabine Rixen

Sound and electronics:

Gilles Doneux

Centre Henri Pousseur


Mots D'Heures: Gousses, Rames:

The D'Antin Manuscript 1967 by Luis d'Antin van Rooten

Morder Guss Reims: The Gustav Leberwurst

Manuscript 1981 by John Hulme

These are collections of poems written in French and German. In fact, they are English-language nursery rhymes written omophonically as a French or German text (with pseudo-scholarly explanatory footnotes); that is, as an homophonic translation.



Chudoscnik Sunergia


Interreg – Euregio Maas-Rhein

Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The sounds generated by the live electronics were mapped to a different microtonal scales per language: 10edo, 12edo and 19edo.

This was the premiere on the 4th of November 2018.

Recorded by ohrenschmaus.be