Saturday, May 21, 2016

Extreme and at Times, Unnatural Musical Lexicons

                 "Similar Monomania" For Orchestra and Seven Pianos (2012). Bil Smith Composer                                                                                                                                                                                  We (Laboratorie New Music) have set out to discover extreme and at times, unnatural musical lexicons."

THE RECORDING: on SoundCloud                                                                                                               

"Remarkably comfortable with causation, he seems to be moving through some ritual process that explodes into life threatening chaos at any moment.

It's tempting to talk about shamanic journeys. The absence of a prevailing stylistic orthodoxy is striking"

- Clive Bell on Bil Smith's "Similar Monomania" for Wire 


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