François Bayle

François Bayle

François Bayle (27 April 1932, Tamatave, Madagascar) is a French composer.

Studied in Bordeaux (1946–54), at the Paris Conservatoire, with Olivier Messiaen (1958–9) and at the Darmstadt summer courses (1960–62) with among others, Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Joined the "Service de la recherche de l'Office de la radio-télévision française (ORTF) in 1960, recently established by Pierre Schaeffer. In 1966 Schaeffer put Bayle in charge of the Groupe De Recherches Musicales (GRM).

From then on Bayle remained active as a composer, an administrator and a music theorist. During all those years he organized concerts, radio broadcasts, seminars and events celebrating individual composers, supported technological developments (Syter, GRM Tools, Midi Formers, Acousmographe) and was behind major innovations, such as the Acousmonium (an orchestra of loudspeakers) and the INA-GRM label. He also founded in 1992 the Acousmathèque with the GRM library gathering more than 2000 works composed since 1948.

After leaving GRM in 1997, Bayle founded his own audio-numerical and multiphonic studio, the studio Magison, where he has devoted himself to research, writing and composition.
Magison serves also as a label to publish his own works on digital discs.
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François Bayle Discography Tracks


François Bayle L'Oiseau Chanteur Philips France 1968 Sell This Version
François Bayle Jeîta Ou Murmure Des Eaux (Album) Philips France 1970 Sell This Version
François Bayle Grande Polyphonie INA-GRM France 1978 Sell This Version
François Bayle Tremblement De Terre Très Doux INA-GRM, INA-GRM France 1979 Sell This Version
François Bayle Erosphère INA-GRM France 1982 Sell This Version
François Bayle Les Couleurs De La Nuit (Album) INA-GRM France 1985 Sell This Version
INA C 1001 François Bayle Motion-Émotion / Les Couleurs De La Nuit(CD, Album) INA-GRM INA C 1001 France 1986 Sell This Version
François Bayle Erosphère (Tremblement De Terre Très Doux / Toupie Dans Le Ciel) (Album) INA-GRM France 1990 Sell This Version
MG CB 0291 Bayle* Théâtre D'Ombres / Mimaméta(CD, Album) Magison MG CB 0291 France 1991 Sell This Version
MGCB 0392 Bayle* Vibrations Composées / Grande Polyphonie(CD, Album) Magison MGCB 0392 France 1992 Sell This Version
Bayle* Fabulae Magison France 1993 Sell This Version
Bayle* L'Expérience Acoustique Magison, Musidisc France 1994 Sell This Version
MGCB 0795, 245372 Parmegiani* / Bayle* Parmegiani* / Bayle* - Divine Comédie(2xCD) Magison, Musidisc MGCB 0795, 245372 France 1995 Sell This Version
MGCB 0896 Bayle* La Main Vide(CD, Album) Magison MGCB 0896 France 1996 Sell This Version
MGCB 9097 Bayle* Son Vitesse-Lumière(2xCD, Album) Magison MGCB 9097 France 1997 Sell This Version
PV 725001 François Bayle Trois Rêves D'Oiseau & Mimameta(CD, Album) Agon PV 725001 France 1997 Sell This Version
INA e 5009, 292 432 François Bayle Motion-Émotion(CD, Album) INA-GRM, Musidisc INA e 5009, 292 432 France 1998 Sell This Version
MGCB 1298, 248022 Bayle* Morceaux De Ciels / Théâtre D'Ombres(CD) Magison, Musidisc MGCB 1298, 248022 France 1998 Sell This Version
MGCB 1399 Bayle* Jeîta - L'infini Du Bruit(CD, Album) Magison MGCB 1399 France 1999 Sell This Version
MGCB 1400 Bayle* Camera Oscura - Espaces Inhabitables(CD, Album) Magison MGCB 1400 France 2000 Sell This Version
MGCB 1501, 275 862 Bayle* La Forme Du Temps Est Un Cercle(CD) Magison, M10 MGCB 1501, 275 862 France 2001 Sell This Version
MGCB e102 François Bayle Toupie Dans Le Ciel(CD, Album) Magison MGCB e102 France 2002 Sell This Version
MGCB 1804 Bayle* La Forme De L'Esprit Est Un Papillon(CD, Album) Magison MGCB 1804 France 2004 Sell This Version


MGLD 1908 François Bayle Diabolus In Musica(DVD-D, Comp, Mac) Magison MGLD 1908 France 2008 Sell This Version
INA G 6033/6047 François Bayle 50 Ans D'Acousmatique(15xCD + Box, Comp) INA-GRM INA G 6033/6047 France 2012 Sell This Version