JSBohlin - Psychotropes

Psychotropes - a sacred sounding piece for mixed choir where the text consists only of the names of various psychopharmacological drugs. Commissioned by Le Jeune Choeur de Paris.

 

Recording from the first performance at the Biennale d'art vocal in Paris:

Conductor: Bo Johansson

Le Jeune Chœur de Paris

 

PSYCHOTROPES

Excerpts from the text:

 

ANXIOCYTIQUES

 

Lexomil Veratran Lysanxia Victan Nordaz Xanax Seresta Equanil

Temesta Atarax Tranxene Buspar Urbanyl Covatine Valium Stream

 

ANTIDEPRESSEURS

 

Anafranil Tofranil Ixel Defanyl Marsilid Effexor Elavil Humoryl

Athymil Laroxyl Moclamine Norset Ludiomil Seropram Stablon

Pertofran Prozac Vivalan Prothiaden Quitaxon Deroxat Surmontil

 

HYPNOTIQUES

 

Halcion Stilnox Havlane Mepronizine Mogadon Noctan Noctathide

Pheneroan Northison Theralgene Nuctalon Rohypnol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOTROPES