Pataphysics, Useless Science (2000)



  1. The Song of the Disembraining

    words by Alfred Jarry, music by Charles Pourny; performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the College of 'Pataphysics

  2. Boris Vian discusses 'Pataphysics

  3. La complainte du progress

    words by Boris Vian, music by A. Goraguer; performed by Boris Vian

  4. The Hymn of the Palotins

    words and music by Alfred Jarry; performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the College of 'Pataphysics

  5. La Fleur de barbe [part 1]

    words and music by Jean Dubuffet; performed by Jean Dubuffet

  6. Marchons avec prudence

    words and music by Alfred Jarry; performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the Cymbalum Pataphysicum

  7. The Year 100

    address by Transcendent Satrap Latis [part 1]

  8. The Song of the Disembraining

    words by Alfred Jarry, music by Charles Pourny; performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the Cymbalum Pataphysicum

  9. Tout l'univers est plein de Sa Magnificence

    words by Jean Racine, music by Felix Mendelssohn; performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the Cymbalum Pataphysicum

  10. La Fleur de barbe [part 2]

    words and music by Jean Dubuffet; performed by Jean Dubuffet

  11. Lauma Lamer

    words by Julien Torma, music by Elme le Pĺe Mutin; performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the Cymbalum Pataphysicum

  12. Si tu t'imagines

    words by Raymond Queneau, music by J. Kosma; performed by Juliette Greco

  13. Transcendent Satrap Latis addresses the College of 'Pataphysics on the occasion of the pataphysical year 100 and leads the group in "The Hymn of the Palotins".

Soundtrack from MoMA exhibition, "Useless Science." March 30-September 19, 2000