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...

Roman Haubenstock-Ramati: Konstellationen

To speak of Roman Haubenstock-Ramati is to enter into a large semiotic and emotional debate: many theorists, critics and musicologists have downplayed the innovative power of the Polish-born composer, considering that its main feature,...

Roger Reynolds: la monografia sul violino

Di Roger Reynolds ne tracciai un brevissimo profilo in mio precedente articolo, in occasione della pubblicazione discografica dell'opera completa per violoncello per Mode R., e a quella sede vi rimando per un'impostazione generale della...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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