Audial Splashes and Sixth Sense


From the Boston Musical Intelligencer:

How about a woodwind quintet, a string quartet with piano, a tsunami musical response, or “the sound of all your favorite late summer afternoons”? Check out Radius. In their thirteenth season, this ensemble sent colorful audial splashes — and something more — resonating through Pickman Hall at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge Saturday evening, October 1.

It felt to me as though there was a breakthrough in one of æsthetic’s grandest values, oftentimes described as “distance”:  To maximize artistic effect a certain level of distance between performer and listener must be formed.  Click here for the full review

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