posted Sep 27, 2022
In a new article published by the Oxford Handbook of Spectral Music, composer, performer, and music scholar William Mason (GSAS '15, Music Theory) considers excerpts from pieces by Grisey and Murail against Zosha Di Castri's and David Adamcyk’s 2015 piece Phonobellow. The evening-length music theatre work for five performers and electronics centers around a massive wooden bellows. Mason argues that "hallmarks of spectralism...[emerge] from a tradition of musical inquiry into technology and expression that characterizes the particular strand of modernism that included the spectralists."
Read the article here.