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Farewelling Thursday: with special guest Alexander Garsden and music by Ullmann, Boulez and Stockhausen.

Exploration is the staple ingredient of pretty well every episode of The Sound Barrier: a show that explores the interesting and ground-breaking things that musicians, composers, improvisers

Music and the mind: Brae Grimes and Jessica Bellamy talk about intuitive music and Stockhausen on the Sound Barrier!

One of the many things that fascinated Karlheinz Stockhausen in his lifelong exploration music and its place in the universe was the ways in which the human mind fitted into that bigger picture that,

Sound's barriers merged ... with Erkki Veltheim, Carmen Chan and Clinton Green

When different artistic media come together, two rather different things can happen.

From the depths of the Barents Sea: KURSK with David Chisholm

David Chisholm's oratorio-requiem KURSK, is not just about the sinking of a Russian submarine in the Barents Sea in August 2000. Not that it needs to be about more.

The Sound Barrier: here, queer and homophonic!

Queer musicology is that branch of music study that examines the place of queer people – including gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, intersex – in music.

Music's quiet revolutionary: Laurie Scott Baker on The Sound Barrier!

We all know, of course, that everything is ultimately connected to everything else.

Exploring the new - through Tilde and tributes

Much of this week's show was spent listening to and talking about what is, after all, a huge part of the essence of The Sound Barr

Stockhausen's MOMENTE: how it all fits together

On the nights of 30 December 2015 and 6 January 2016 I will be playing both recordings of

In the community of solitude: Christmas on The Sound Barrier!

This week's edition of The Sound Barrierwas a special Christmas edition.

Rays and drops of sizzling sun: the energy of heat and light beams onto the sound barrier!

As summer approaches in this corner of the world – and, it seems, an especially brutal summer at that – I thought it worth devoting this week's edi

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