Though it’s definitely not true of all composers, many have a facility and fascination with math. We’ll talk to several composers who use math in their compositions and find out how this affects the resulting music.
Is it all cerebral? What is the balance between emotional expression and mathematical precision?
Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Sarah Zwinklis
Désintégrations by Tristan Murail
Sudden Light by Mark Bowden
Love Obsession by Mischa Zupko
As The Sunflower Turns on her God by Timothy Takach
Thèses-Antithèse-Synthèse by Ionel Petroi
Diasporas by Ravi Kitappa
Counting Duets by Tom Johnson