Carl Faia Sonic Arts

Computer music designer, composer, performer, Sonic Arts teacher

Qu’est-ce donc que la musique ?
À la fois un art, une science et un artisanat.
Pierre Boulez, Points de repère

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  • The Empty Frame

Nobody Cares If You Listen

Actually, I’ve ‘transcribed’ the name of the video you should find below from Nobody Cares About Your Photography to Nobody Cares If You Listen. You could also transcribe it to nobody cares about your art. I’ll explain. I take pictures. I would like to take better pictures, so I subscribe to a very informative podcast called The Art of Photography. Ted Forbes has been doing this for a long time and I enjoy his delivery, and the subject matter is [...]

  • Jonathan Harvey

The Music Of Stockhausen by Jonathan Harvey

Jonathan Harvey (1939–2012) looks at and decrypts the early work of Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928–2007).5Harvey, Jonathan.  The music of Stockhausen : an introduction / by Jonathan ...continue Introductory style, with Harvey’s wonderfully clear and insightful explanations and lots of musical examples… A great book to have at hand. I started looking for this one about a year ago and it was selling for some crazy price. I finally found it at a reasonable price and [...]

  • Patch clloseup

define: patch

patch /paCH/ noun: patch; plural noun: patches Middle English (pacche): perhaps from a variant of Old French pieche, dialect variant of piece:  Vulgar Latin pedaceum literally, something measured a piece of material used to mend or cover a hole or a weak spot a small piece : scrap a temporary connection in a communication system a part of something marked out from the rest by a particular characteristic a small piece of ground, especially one used for gardening an area for which someone [...]

Ian Pace on culture in the EU – The Rambler

The Rambler (excellent blog written by Tim Rutherford-Johnson), has reblogged the excellent Ian Pace blog, Desiring Progress, in which he goes to great lengths to catalog culture in Europe in an ongoing series of posts. Recommended. In the run-up to the UK’s referendum on its membership in the EU (but of value to anyone interested in recent European culture), the pianist Ian Pace has been compiling an anthology, alphabet… Source: Ian Pace on culture in the EU – The Rambler

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