Search Catalogue

FEATURED COMPOSERS

Sebastian Currier: Reversible Time

Now Playing: High Quality 16:9 (480x270, 820Kbps)
Play Medium Quality 16:9 (320x180, 400kbps)

Views: 2191



"Considering how deeply composer Sebastian Currier has thought about time, and how important time is to music (according to him, “music is [...] really nothing but time and air, literally”), his own relationship to time, at least in the chronological sense of music history, is somewhat ambiguous. While the myriad details that are crammed into his scores are reminiscent of the elaborate layers found in the Romantic music of the 19th century, and his detailed conceptualizations for pieces seem as thoroughly plotted as those of a post-War total serialist, Currier writes music that very much belongs to our own less certain times. It doesn’t fit neatly into any particular rubric and—in terms of both the ideas that inspire it as well as the actual way it sounds—it clearly relates to the here and now."
--Frank J. Oteri, NewMusicBox

Video presentation by Molly Sheridan
Transcribed by Julia Lu

This video appears on boosey.com by kind permission of NewMusicBox.

Featured Clips

Carter on Carter 2: Symphony and Opera

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 11182

Michel van der Aa: Sunken Garden trailer 2

Source: English National Opera

Views: 3489

Steve Reich on Radio Rewrite

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 4395

Brett Dean on composing Socrates

Source: Berlin Phil Media

Views: 2820

Béla Bartók in New York

Source: Philharmonia Orchestra

Views: 7359


FAQ | Contact Us | Links | About Us | Shop Directory | Careers | Terms of use | RSS Index