Composer Profiles

I plan to put in this area profiles of composers of new music. The format of these articles will be to include some basic biographical information and each composer’s response, in their own words, to four questions I sent them.   Most profiles will also include an audio or video clip of a recent work. […]

Spectral Music

It could be argued that Spectral Music began as an offshoot of the work being done by Jean-Claude Risset (b. 1938).  Risset, French composer and mathematician, received his training under Mathews at Bell Labs between 1964 and 1969 and went on to become the first computer chef at Boulez’s IRCAM (1975–79). His research specialty was the matching […]