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Andrew Ford's Earth Dances

‘Earth Dances is a vivid and rarely less than astute history of the debt modern music simultaneously owes to the inheritances of tradition, and the texture of dissonance.’ 13 more words


1922 - Executions, Corsican Vendetta and the Horror of Civil War.

Just one year and two days after Ireland achieved a level of independence, four of the men who fought in the War of Independence against British forces are executed by Irish government edict. 243 more words

Irish History

Speak Percussion: Richard Barrett Percussion Portrait

Speak Percussion and SIAL Sound Studios
Richard Barrett Percussion Solos
The Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory, RMIT
26 July, 2014

Richard Barrett’s music is one of the most refined and uncompromising legacies of the complexist movement of the 1980s and 1990s. 602 more words


"Musical forming in all its convolutedness": problems for gestural and complexist composition today

I have heard a lot of performances lately here in Berlin. For me, the common theme across all of the newer works has been that of the problems facing gestural and complexist composition today. 2,373 more words