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Compose Your Words is about making music with the spoken word. As Leigh Landy writes: “Think of the wide range of vocal sounds, including words, that we can use in a spoken poem. Imagine what we can do with our voice as an instrument of performance.” This book is an excellent resource for text-sound art, with a clear progression of ideas and references to artists through the 20th century.
Christian Wolff at Roulette
March 5, 2015
Jim Staley, at Roulette, asked for a concert of my music. I’d last put one together about five years ago when Roulette was still in Manhattan. I feel like a New Yorker (I grew up there) …
Speaking for the members of C4, The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective, I’m delighted to be celebrating our first decade with so many performances of new music. Many of the pieces were written expressly for C4 …
The extraordinary life of Nelson Mandela, affectionately called ‘Madiba’, was both my inspiration and my formal guide in composing MADIBA (the name being also that of Mr. Mandela’s South African clan).
The Startup of Paracademia
Paracademia LLC is a new music center that I recently founded in Harlem, a well-known neighborhood in Manhattan. Composer, performer, and educator with over 20 years of active, professional music experience in New York, in fact around the world …
The composition of the chamber opera Master-Pieces was initiated by the following events. A suggestion by soprano Sylvia Robert that I compose a piece for soprano, which resulted in an idea/vision of a piece for soprano and violin. Reading, analyzing, rewriting and an attempt to understand the 1936 lecture text by Gertrude Stein …