It is finally done: Symphony 4: Elegy, demo music available on Soundcloud. I guess it captures some of the mood of these last years. I shy away from calling it my "Covid Symphony", but it basically is.
Music in the long form is seriously undervalued nowadays. Especially classical music - typical, but not exclusive domain of the long form - is distorted in public perception into something that is pleasing, calming, soothing, relaxing, inconsequential. Inoffensive snippets and soundbites of Mozart, Beethoven and Bach (and maybe a few others) are what most people… Continue reading #50: The Value of the Musical Long Form