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"Looking for Notre-Dame" An immersive sound fiction

Looking for Notre-Dame is a 3D sound experience that plunges us into the mind of the young Victor Hugo as he begins his research for his future “cathedral novel”, Notre Dame de Paris. The year is 1828. Hugo is 26 years old. Notre-Dame was then a church in a dilapidated state. It would only be renovated by Viollet-le-Duc and Jean-Bap- tiste Lassus in 1843. Notre-Dame was dying, and Hugo wanted to resurrect it as it had been in the Middle Ages. The legendary author plunges us into an investigation / experiment on the sound of Notre-Dame, allowing us to explore its acoustics and soundscapes over the centuries.

Listen to freely on Audible

Looking for Notre-Dame, in 4 Episodes (~15min each), is available on Audible, free for subscribers. Available in French and English.

Direct - English

Direct - français

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Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4


productions/alarecherche.txt · Last modified: 2023/07/31 20:28 by katz