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The Sound Barrier : Blog

Stockhausen's INORI - and the many ways to adore it

Emmanuelle Grach, Jamil Attar, Winue Huang, and Diego Vasquez rehearse INORI

INORI: Emmanuelle Grach (top), Jamil Attar, Winnie Huang (middle), and Diego Vasquez (front) rehearse INORI in KürtenINORI: Emmanuelle Grach (top), Jamil Attar, Winnie Huang (middle), and Diego Vasquez (front) rehearse INORI in Kürten

BIFEM with David Chisholm (and Cosmos Stockhausen with me!)

This is the sixth year now that I have had to try to think of a different way of telling you what a fabulous thing the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music is.

Ancient and modern ritual in the decay and regeneration of now

Rituals have been a part of who we are forever really. They somehow become means of defining us, of creating a sense of order and meaning out of the chaos we don't understand.

Singing songs on the other side of the lines

Music, like most aspects of human activity and culture, has lines everywhere. Lines that divide and demarcate. Lines that stake out territory and tell us who belongs where and what to expect of them.

The flag of futurism: Musica Futurisa unfurls on The Sound Barrier

Futurism is a movement that planted its first seeds in Italy around 1909.

Joining the dots - musical connectedness with Adam Simmons and Charles MacInnes

What could kites flying in Northern China possibly have to do with squiggles drawn on bits of paper in Melbourne in 1966?

The Sound Barrier's World Cup. And it's a 2:2 draw!

I know pretty well nothing about the World Cup. I don't even really know what we're supposed to call the sport that they play at it. Is it football or is it soccer?

Playing with quantum mathematics, and the magic bubbles of Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez (1925-2016) is often said to have composed difficult music: music that is difficult to perform, difficult to analyse, and difficult to listen to.

Let there be LICHT!

This week on The Sound Barrier I had the huge privilege of bringing to you an entire show devoted to what is surely one of the greatest achiev

Acoustic space: the poetry of time and light in the spectralism of Gérard Grisey and Kaija Saariaho

The playlist and audio for this edition of the show is available for you to listen back to, as well as check out the details of the recordings

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