Tag: minimalism

Gateway: Arvo Pärt

Whenever I introduce myself as a “composer”, there are only a few logical follow-up questions. “What kind of music do you write?” OR “How does that work exactly? How do you make money?” Despite the difficulty of self-definition (and limitation), I much prefer the former question. That is, however, until I realize that most people... Read more »

Introduction: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Classical music has quite the reputation in this country: people seem interested but put off at the same time, wanting to know more but not knowing where to start. The complexity and ambiguity make for both an obstacle and a reward; the more you know, the more you realize you don’t know. Like learning a... Read more »