Poèmes is a composition about musical language and its various forms of expression, comprising exclusively synthetic sounds. The compositional balancing act between so-called new music and cliché-tinged echoes of everyday life is quite intentional. Music expresses itself in many different ways.
Commissioned by Groupe de Musique Électroacoustique (GmeB), Bourges 1988
stereo electronic music
Bourges, France 1989
Michael Obst is a composer, pianist, and teacher. He began his successful composing career with electronic music and subsequently composed works for music theater, film and concert halls. His experience as a pianist with the Ensemble Modern, enriched his understanding of contemporary music. After 25 fulfilling years of teaching, he is now excited to once again concentrate on his own composition projects.