A displaced Californian composer writes about music made for the long while & the world around that music. ~
The avant-garde is flexibility of mind. — John Cage ~
...composition is only a very small thing, taken as a part of music as a whole, and it really shouldn't be separated from music making in general. — Douglas Leedy ~
My God, what has sound got to do with music! — Charles Ives
Friday, December 12, 2008
A (slightly menacing) homage to Virgil Thomson, sketched out this morning on the back of an envelope. (Click image to enlarge).