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
Thursday, October 01, 2009
The work of artist Robert Irwin is essential; I find that the way he talks about his work is essential, too: a model of radical clarity.