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Shostakovich – Fifth Symphony – heroic or tragical

December 14, 2012


Imagine a rainy day when you are at home. You had great plans of going out, but the weather is miserable. You settle to the table to have some breakfast and switch on the radio – nothing but the same old stuff, repeating the first entries of the official chart over and over again. But […]

A few thoughts on indeterminacy and serial music

December 4, 2012


Just imagine that you walk a busy road or an open market in the city, with all the people and different sounds of the street buzzing around. Or maybe you are on a long journey by car and take a rest in a roadside restaurant. You could hear the traffic passing by, people talking indistinctly, […]