Un peu plus loin, de plus près for percussion and soprano saxophone (2008)

A success for a dense composition with a bold instrumentation full of resources (Frédéric Isoletta)

press quote


Zibeline, Cultural Magazine – december 2010

Incisif – The festival Convergences started on a steady pace at GMEM on Dec. 2! Opening promising for a mini festival of singular encounters, the duo composed of Lucie Antunes percussion and Joël Versavaud saxophones has reassured those who doubted such an association. (…)
Very warmly welcomed, the creation of Lionel Ginoux entitled A little further, more closer… succeeded the bet to evoke sounds backed up by a rich percussive palette emphasizing the skins on percussion, associating them with a modern writing where the saxophone soprano could weave its melodies, sometimes litany, sometimes incisive. A success for a dense composition with a bold instrumentation full of resources, as this duo of instrumentalists offering their talent to a music still too little known.

Frédéric Isoletta


1 soprano saxophone
1 percussion


duration 16′

premiere 2 december 2010 – Festival Convergences – gmem – Marseille
Lucie Antunes, percussion
Joël Versavaud, saxophone

published by Note en bulle Edition



last performance 3rd january 2015, Ensemble Offrandes — la Fonderie — Le Mans
Stéphane Charlot, saxophone
Jean-Christophe Garnier, percussion