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Thomas Adès, In Seven Days

The title of Thomas Adès’ piano concerto In Seven Days is, of course, an allusion to the Biblical account of creation. With each movement titled after the aspects of nature referred to on the corresponding day of creation, one naturally expects some parallelism between the structure of the music and the literary structure of the creation narrative. 941 more words


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for Gayle Young

Each score has quite specific instructions, and if they are truly explored, the performance of the score is fairly clear. 644 more words

Zen Music

Has there been an album released this century you would risk your life for?

Following on from a short discussion prior to Foals’ gig at the Manchester Arena I thought I would try to engage my small panel of readers. 165 more words