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...

Osvaldo Coluccino: Interni

The history of the flute played with extended techniques has generated a vast heritage of actions and materials on which the composers have spent their time to outline new functions for the flute itself...

Toshio Hosokawa: Gardens

Gardens is the second release that Kairos dedicates to Toshio Hosokawa's music, a monograph who especially highlights the compositions for ensembles by the Japanese composer. It is a matter of documenting a work parallel...

Ryan Carter: Chamber works

In music the average listener usually tries to find a rhythm in any composition but modern music changes his perceptions: the composer tends to elaborate rhythm, to segment it, to stratify it. Stravinsky began...

Alwynne Pritchard: it is not just a rockaby!

Everything suggests that the Kairos monograph dedicated to the English composer and performer Alwynne Pritchard (1968), is sufficiently representative of the author's style. Her musical DNA is made of many things: the fragmentation of...

Pierluigi Billone: Face

Il Face di Pierluigi Billone apre una riflessione profonda sulla musica e sul linguaggio. Commissione di Wien Modern e Philharmonie Luxembourg nel 2016, Face è un pezzo per voce ed ensemble che va oltre quanto fatto finora da Billone nel...

Lisa Streich: Augenlider

Nella lingua svedese la parola älv serba in sé una serie di significati che sono in grado di costruire una semantica perfettamente specchiata in una memoria operativa dell'immaginazione: con essa posso indicare ciò che è...

Giorgio Netti e la necessità di interrogare il cielo

Le opere importanti lasciano il segno in vario modo: il ciclo di composizioni per sax soprano che Giorgio Netti mise assieme dal 1996 al 1999, condividendo il suo lavoro con Marcus Weiss, ha assunto...

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