Cian Ó Cíobháin, An Taobh Tuathail, Vol. III, Psychonavigation (PSY 034)
Monoliths and DimensionsSouthern Lord RecordsThe beautiful ambient/minimalist electronica of Australian anti-guitarist Oren Ambarchi has been one of the discoveries of the last five years for me.
In the last issue of JMI, composer Patrick Zuk argued that contemporary music composition is in crisis. Composer and Artistic Director of the 2004 Sligo Contemporary Music festival, Ian Wilson, bats back...
A preview of the Sligo New Music Festival 2003.
Dear Editor,I must take issue with Richard Pine for his comment in an otherwise well-argued piece ‘In Dreams Begins Responsibility’ that ‘works by Irish composers are seldom performed abroad’. I’m afraid this is patent nonsense,...
Composer Ian Wilson looks at opera writing today through the work of Gerald Barry, Salvatore Sciarrino and Morton Feldman's Neither.
Where are our prophets today, asks composer Ian Wilson.