Soplos

April, 2018

For UTOPA Organ

extended Barroque Organ

(Orgelpark, Amsterdam)

When apparently pure musical material is contextualised with extra-musical ideas, the perspective of how to receive or treat that material changes for the composer, performer and audience.

 

Music is nothing inane, nothing neutral.

Music does not keep clean in a celestial dimension of its own, uncorrupted by our world.