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...

Evan Johnson: Forms of complaint

There is an area of music research that has focused its interest on the physicality of the performance. It can be obtained in many ways, increasing the difficulties of the score, applying a kind...

Miguel Farìas: Up and down

The growing awareness of being able to offer further points of reference in contemporary music is one of the most appreciated resources exhibited by current Chilean composition. In a nation for a long time...

Michael Pelzel: Gravity’s Rainbow

When we talk about the complexity of music, we often fear that it may express various kind of chaos or instability without being able to benefit from the sentiment portrayed by the music itself....

Franck Bedrossian: Twist, Edges, Epigram

Rightly Thomas Meyer in the internal notes raises the question of how alive the interest for music defined as "excess of sound" among the experts and he does it in the right place, that...

Stefan Weglowski: From 1 to 7

From 1 to 7 is a seven-part composition that combines two distant regions of music. In explaining the method of construction of this piece, I must say that Stefan Weglowski has synthetically combined an...

Marco Momi: Almost Nowhere

The debut of the composer Marco Momi on Kairos could not be more satisfying: in contemporary music there are still secluded analytical spaces, placed in a corner by an audiance not prepared to immediately...

Hannes Kerschbaumer: schraffur

Many people today complain that much of the music that is labeled as contemporary has always the same characteristics. Such a statement would need to be revised, especially considering the fact that we are...

Clemens Gadenstätter: Semantical investigations

One of the most difficult things for philosophers, critics and music scholars is to create a unique theory on mature listening: the quantity and variability of the elements involved are remarkable and all those...

Bernhard Lang: ParZeFool

"...The words and actions of men give rise to bare, material repetitions, but as effect of more profound repetitions of a different kind ("effects" in casual, optical and vestiary sense). Repetition is pathos and...

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