A blog by composer Matthew Whittall. Classical music, contemporary and otherwise, with assorted digressions.
Sunday, January 10, 2010
Cry me a river
Serious posts, soon, I promise, but a quote from this article pricked my irony meter this morning (italics mine):
"Written in 1981 for six soloists, chamber orchestra and live electronics, it is the first major work he wrote using the electronic-music institute in Paris, Ircam. But it has rarely been performed, just a few dozen times."