- Gilles Gobeil
- Year of composition: 1985
- Duration: 6:31
- Instrumentation: stereo fixed medium
The impression of an expression, the faint trail left upon passing. The shards of reality emerge here and there, furtively, at the center of an abstract universe, concise and articulate, to be immediately absorbed and transformed in sudden, erratic swinging movements.
Traces was produced in the studios of the Université de Montréal in 1985. It was awarded the 1st Mention at the Brock University Tape Music Competition (St Catharines, Ontario, 1985) and the 2nd Prize at the 10th Luigi Russolo International Competition (Varese, Italy, 1988).