Deaf of the Author


Adam Concert Room, NZSM


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