Musiques de Ballet, a new CD from Bourget will most certainly receive equal praises, but, also, his style, his way, his themes, such as the theme from "Reford Gardens", will reach a larger audience among music lovers. Recorded in the magnificent setting of Domaine Forget’s François Bernier Hall, this is new and fresh music, purely pianistic, with sounds of Paul Bley and Keith Jarrett, but also of Debussy, Stravisnky, Rachmaninov and Chopin. An irresistible weaving, with original colors and performance.
"My Ballet Musics, says Bourget, even if they call and lead to dance, are not choreographic musics per say, or musics for dancing, but rather "dancing musics" of gesture inspiration: ballerina-pieces, in which rythms and scales dance and jump, towards an idea of Beauty. Besides, a little jazzy, a little classical, they are not Jazz, they are not Classical. Neither improvised, neither written, but recalled from a souvenir, recalled by the eye and the ear, my Ballet musics are synthesis musics. We are in the age of Synthesis, of the rolling echo of centuries, of the new look on the sound memories of time."