François Bayle ‎– Erosphère

INA-GRM ‎– 9108 BA
Vinyl, LP


A1 La Fin Du Bruit 26:00
A2 Eros Bleu 4:50
B1 Toupie Dans Le Ciel 22:30
B2 Eros Noir 2:45

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Recorded live during the world premiere at "Grand auditorium de la Maison de Radio France", January 21, 1980 (Paris, France).
The versions pressed on the record are shortened versions due to limitation format.

"La fin du bruit" composed 1978-79.
"Toupie dans le ciel" composed 1979.
"Eros bleu" & "Eros noir" composed 1980.

"Série gramme : haute précision acoustique en pochette économique" (Serie gramme: high acoustic fidelity packaged in an affordable sleeve).
Exclusive gatefold sleeve conceived by Bayle/Marinelli.
Collection directed by François Bayle.
Printed at Polygram Montreuil-offset, France.

First edition has the generic one-colour cover with the logo of the collection Gramme.
Second edition has an illustrated cover. [This]
Includes two 12"/12" black & white booklets, one 8-page with pictures and texts in French, and a 4-page with translations in English and German, without pictures.

This version of the second edition has clockwise copyright rim text on the record labels, there is a 1987 reissue that has anti-clockwise copyright rim text on the record labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Price Code: HM 38
  • Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
9108 ba, 9 108 BA François Bayle Erosphère(LP, RP) INA-GRM, INA-GRM 9108 ba, 9 108 BA France 1987 Sell This Version
4108 BA François Bayle Erosphère(Cass, C60) INA-GRM 4108 BA France 1983 Sell This Version
none François Bayle Erosphère(CDr, Unofficial) Dolor Del Estamago none Unknown Sell This Version



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June 5, 2006
edited over 13 years ago
Probably the most musical recording of Bayle. The dronesque sinewaves add huge depth and harmonic quality to Bayle's trademark concrete sound. Beautiful