Deaf of the Author

 

Adam Concert Room, NZSM

2011

We listeners have become arrangers. Adorno understood this, writing in 1938, “The sonorous modifications that every orchestra undergoes when it resounds in a room through loudspeakers are themselves a kind of arrangement.” (Szendy, 2008)

Audio Sampled;

 

Bernard Parmegianni – ‘La Roue Ferris’ (1971)

Kaija Saariaho – ‘Mirage’ (2007)

 

Photography by Jim Murphy jim.w.murphy@gmail.com

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