Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Program Notes: Stage Patter

What a composer says about her or his music is often misdirection (intentional or not.) In this aspect, composing can be thought of as a form of stage magic with a similar arsenal of tricks (production, vanishing, transformation, restoration, transposition, transportation, escape, levitation, penetration, prediction.)

1 comment:

Charles Shere said...

After two or three readings I find this post incomprehensible.