Chance Music - Jonathan Harvey

By Bob Shingleton - Posted on 05 September 2010

Composer Jonathan Harvey talks to Bob Shingleton in an exclusive interview. In it Jonathan Harvey talks about musicians he has known including Benjamin Britten, Hans Keller, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Milton Babbitt and Pierre Boulez. He also discusses his deep interest in mystical religions and the musical topics range from the future of classical music to serialism and spectralism. The interview concludes with the composer giving an introduction to his new composition for large orchestra and electronics, Speakings, and this is followed by a complete recorded performance of the work.

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What a great interview and what great music! - Robert Dromboski

Thanks so much for interview and performance - a wonderful person and fine music.

This is a great use of the format..!    All my best, Ger.