For more than thirty years, young composers have traveled to Holland to worship at the altar of Louis Andriessen, perhaps most notably the three composers from the storied collective Bang on a Can. As a result Andriessen, and Bang on a Can themselves, have had an outsize influence on the music of our time. We’ll … Continue reading #205 The Andriessen Effect
Editor's Note: IPods were still somewhat of a thing when this was taped. We swear. We know composers spend a lot of time alone wrestling with their sonic muse but, when they’re not composing what are they listening to? What music is currently inspiring them? How does it influence their own music? We’ll ask established … Continue reading #137 What’s in Your IPod?
Join us this week for the third part of our foray into the Bang on a Can Marathons. We’ll be focusing on Michael Gordon and Julia Wolfe, two of the co-founders of the Bang on a Can organization. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Gordon: Timber, Mvt. 1 (excerpt), Slagwerk Den HaagGordon: For Madeline, Bang on … Continue reading #24 Bang on a Can at 25 Part III