I’ve recently written a post about 5 Technical Books Every Composer Should Own. While these books are fundamental to the technique of being a composer, I have had numerous teachers tell me that they’ve learned far more about composition from non-musical books and artists than they ever did from other composers.
I wonder if some of […]
Tagged 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School, Alexander Goehr, Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird, composer, composition, Finishing the Hat, Guildhall School of M, Josef Albers, London Sinfonietta, Look I Made a Hat, Music, Non-Musical, Non-Technical, Samantha Fernando, The Interaction of Color, Zen in the Art of Archery
[ May 31, 2012; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. June 22, 2012; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ] Currently, through the LSO Soundhub, I am working on a piece for Lorenzo Iosco (principal bass clarinet of the LSO) and Dave Worswick (LSO first violins) that responds to Josef Albers’ book, The Interaction of Color. The work is aiming to translate Albers’ discussion of visual phenomenon into music, and I will be blogging about […]