Timothy McCormack’s Geological Soundscapes

Pull up an image of a karst and you’re likely to see a distressed, often vertiginous landscape of water-carved rock faces pitted with crevices and caves. Under the surface may be running water, but...

Beyond the Machine with Gonçalo Gato

The focus of much of the music of Lisbon-born, London-based composer Gonçalo Gato (b. 1979) is on the incorporation of computer algorithms into the compositional process. To judge from the work included in NowState,...

Giacinto Scelsi Revisited

Music cannot exist without sound, but sound can certainly exist without music. Therefore it would seem that sound is more important. We can start from here (Giacinto Scelsi). Kairos R. pubblica ufficialmente il set di...

Gli incanti di Simone Movio

Nell'analisi di Massimo Scaligero, tesa a scardinare la materialità e la misurazione dei processi chimici, si rinviene un'eccitante superamento dei sensi in cui si afferma che è doveroso andare oltre la materia e le...

From Afar: Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann

Questo è il primo cd che la Kairos R. dedica ad un compositore di origini peruviane. Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann (1973), padre peruviano e madre brasiliana di discendenza austriaca, ha dovuto molto presto trasferirsi in...

Vinko Globokar: Les soliloques décortiqués

Back in the mid-1960s, French-Slovenian composer and trombonist Vinko Globokar was one of a very few instrumentalists with the skills, imagination and commitment needed to realize the technically groundbreaking works then being composed for...

Pierluigi Billone: Mani.Giacometti/2 Alberi

The history of Western art music has been, among other things, the history of the evolution of performance techniques. Particularly since the end of the Second World War the extension of the ranges and...

Patrick Ozzard-Low: In opposition

Many make a mistake of evaluation when they reflect on the innovative value of Boulez and Barraqué's sonatas on the piano: the musical literature was complicit in that approach that pervaded the world of...

Martino Traversa: Hommage

There are many ways to go against the grain in the musical world. One of the most dangerous is composing in a style that no longer seems to belong to the fashions or compositional...

Liza Lim: Extinction events and dawn chorus

Rather special rules apply for the recognition of the style of a composer like Liza Lim (1966). The Australian composer with Asian origins is part of that large group of composers who implicitly adhered...

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