Miroglio, Francis

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Miroglio, Francis

Miroglio, Francis, French composer, poet, and painter; b. Marseilles, Dec. 12, 1924. He received training in composition from Milhaud at the Paris Cons. For the most part, his compositions have utilized aleatory procedures complemented by an infusion of tonal color. His artistic bent led him to collaborate with such artists as Alexander Calder and Joan Miró.


orch.:Fusions (1974); Magnétiques for Violin and Orch. (1979; also for Violin and 7 Players); Deltas (1986). chamber:Brisures for Flute (1977); Ping-squash for 1,2, or 3 Percussionists (1980); Triade for 1, 2, or 3 Violins (1980); Trip Through Trinity for Percussion (1981); Chicanes for 10 Players (1983); Brut millésime for 6 Players (1984); Moires for Harp (1985); Quinconce for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano (Radio France, Paris, Aug. 24, 1988); Pulsars for Vibraphone and 7 Players (1990; Radio France, Paris, June 4, 1991). keyboard: harpsichord:Insertions (1969). organ:Gravités (1970). VOCAL: Habeas corpus for 12 Solo Voices (1984).

—Laura Kuhn/Dennis Mclntire