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