Re: Context and Innovation


Subject: Re: Context and Innovation
From: sylvi macCormac (macCormac@shaw.ca)
Date: Wed Sep 14 2005 - 12:45:04 EDT


yes :-)

Kevin Austin wrote:

> So here's the scoop.
>
> _You_ (a non-chinese composer) have been asked to create the ea
> setting of two chinese folk songs to be played by pipa with stereo ea
> accompaniment. This will be one part of a concert program.
>
> You can expect an audience of 1500 people who come from a traditional
> chinese background. You have been asked to create a sonic fabric
> which will introduce the use of ea into this traditional venue while
> not being alienating.
>
> As a composer concerned with "new" and "innovation" do you accept the
> conditions?
>
> Best
>
> Kevin
>
> Google: Dun "The Map"
> for related thoughts.



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