This past Friday, I saw the venerable new music juggernauts, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, perform works from their most recent release. The more general Bang on a Can collective (sans the all-stars) was started over 25 years ago by composers David Lang, Michael Gordon, and Julia Wolfe with the noble pursuit to create […]
The collected score of one of the first multimedia events of its kind, featuring ceiling projections and antiphonal audio playback.
How sweet and heavenly the harps and lutes are of our ecclesiastic pasts, yet how ironic that composers often employ string instruments for the most brutal of affects. Not shower-approved tunage… From the primitive chunks of Stravinksy’s Le Sacre du printemps to Kubrick and Hitchcock’s obsession with the scintillating screeches of hair on metal, strings have primed us […]