INA-GRM is releasing a box set of acousmatic composer François Bayle recordings, covering 50 years spread across 15 CDs.
Bayle joined the Group de Recherches Musicales (GRM) in the early 1960s and became its director in 1975. One of his major works was the Acousmonium – an orchestra of over 80 loudspeakers. Bayle trained with Oliver Messiaen, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Pierre Schaeffer. He also founded French TV and radio archive Institut National de L' Audiovisuel with Ivo Malec and JC Eloy. His aim was for the listener to feel the motion and vibration of energy in the universe.
More details on the release at INA-GRM site.