Operatic work in Tahitian language, by Geoffroy Colson, libretto by Gabriel Cavallo. Non-Traditional Research Output. L’Esprit du Feu: Te Vārua o te Auahi is a creative operatic work aiming at embodying the potential sustainability of indigenous Pacific Islands cultures within a changing environment. The project delivers a highly creative artwork combining operatic singing with French Polynesian […]
Colson, G. 2017. Collection: Iles du Pacifique (Tahiti). Archives sonores du CNRS – Musée de l’Homme. http://archives.crem-cnrs.fr. Database of field recordings (Solomon Islands, Tahiti). In process.
Colson, G. 2016. Compositional ethnomusicology and the Tahitian musical landscape: Towards meta-sustainability through creative practice research informed by ethnographic fieldwork. PhD Dissertation. The University of Sydney. Taking the contemporary musical landscape of Tahiti as a case study, this thesis jointly in ethnomusicology and composition combines an ethnographic and ethnomusicological enquiry with a practice-based artistic research […]
Colson, G. 2011. Tresses, pour piano. Neuilly-sur-Marne: Soldano.
Colson, G. 2008. Te Ouʻa, pour piano. Neuilly-sur-Marne: Soldano.
Colson, G. 2013. ‘Upa‘upa ‘āpī, part I. IRMA, The University of Sydney.
Colson, G. 2013. Taʻaroa. IRMA, The University of Sydney Sydney Conservatorium of Music – Centenary Commissioning Project World Premiere on 2 May, 2013 at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Non-Traditional Research Output (IRMA, The University of Sydney, 2013). TAʻAROA, an eight-minute piece by Geoffroy Colson, for nonet (Trumpet, French Horm, Trombone, Tuba, Alto Sax, Baritone […]
Colson, G. 2018 (forthcoming). Expressions of Maʻohi-ness in contemporary Tahitian popular music. In M. Power, A. Dillane & al.(Eds), Songs of Social Protest: International Perspectives. London: Rowman & Littlefield.
Colson, G. 2016. Musical Transculturation at the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts: A creative approach to the sustainability of tradition in Francophone Pacific Islands. In K. Stevenson (Ed), The Festival of Pacific Arts: Celebrating 40 Years of cultural heritage (pp. 142-150). Suva: The University of the South Pacific.
Colson G. 2018 (forthcoming). From Pacific resistance to pacific resistance: Expressions of Maʻohi-ness in contemporary Tahitian popular music. MUSICultures special issue: Songs and Singers of Social Protest 44(1).