Articles by Year: La Folia, 2012.
Coffee unites practice through rehearsal to performance. It promises lucidity. It delivers the imagination to unexplored regions.
This updates my survey of Nono’s “Hay que caminar„ soñando; the intervening nine years have seen only two additions.
Like Messiaen and Vivier, Pécou employs Western instruments and structures yet reflects other music. This Parisian with Caribbean ancestry (b. 1965) also perpetuates the crystal palette of Ravel, Dutilleux and Boulez in orchestral and chamber works.
I like to think of myself as a man of (tenuously connected) parts…
My interest in audio, with breaks in continuity, began in the mono era. In all that time I’ve not encountered stand-alone devices as effective and, to be honest, as mysterious as these endearing pulse generators.
Footsteps! And whilst I wonder, be it she, my visage encounters an amusing cream pie. The Gypsies are thunderstruck. Flat out astonished down to the ground.
Once upon a recent time a husband and wife’s old front-loading washing machine began making alarming sounds.
Perhaps I’m reading into what I hear: a trace of melancholy sentiment in a flawless execution…
It would be cruel to call Gérard Pesson the Französisch Lachenmann (or the francese Sciarrino).