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January 15th, 2010

Musician Yann Perreau experienced extreme silence in BRAMS anechoic room

In a recent article published in La Presse on January 9, 2010, Katia Gagnon related Yann Perreau’s experience of extreme silence. As John Cage had done in the 1960s, the Quebec musician spent an hour in complete silence. BRAMS’ anechoic room was the site where the experiment took place.

To read the article (available in French only), please click here.

“Silence extreme” – by Katia Gagnon
La Presse, January 9, 2010
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