New issue of Contemporary Music Review published

The latest issue of the journal Contemporary Music Review focusing on the work of the Wandelweiser composers has been published. Edited by James Saunders and Nicholas Melia, it features four articles as well as an introduction and extensive bibliography. James’s article is titled ‘Testing the Consequences–Multipart Series in the Work of the Wandelweiser Composers’, and…

Cassandra Miller – Notation, detail and richness

Music Research Forum Cassandra Miller Notation, detail and richness Thursday 17 May, 1 – 2pm, MT.G18 In the presentation of her recent chamber works, Canadian composer Cassandra Miller will discuss the relationship of notation to sound-image, interpretive musicality, (non)coordination of elements, recursiveness, and detail. Through a flexible view of notation, Cassandra explores the pull of…

Verbal notation book published

The result of the recent AHRC-funded project on verbal notation has now been published by Continuum. Word Events: Perspectives on Verbal Notation by James Saunders and John Lely examines the way composers, artists and performers work with verbal scores, bringing together a wide-ranging analysis of the resources available to scorers, contextualised by detailed commentaries, statements and…