Tag: Markus Reuter

Markus Reuter – String Quartet No.1 ‘Heartland’, Matangi Quartet [Solaire Records 2019]

By Marcello Nardi Apr 16, 2019 0

INTERVIEW March 2019 – I just remembered that when I started composing last summer, a friend asked what kind of techniques I am using. I tried to explain. I remembered a game child play. It’s like a moving part on a world, like you have a complex music composition here on the bottom, but on top there’s a shape moving, which allows to see only some things. This is actually how Heartland was composed. It’s like a shape with holes that moved on top of a colored surface.

Stephan Thelen – Fractal Guitar [MoonJune 2019]

By Marcello Nardi Jan 23, 2019 0

When I go to a concert I like to hear the ideas behind the actual music and how these ideas unfold and evolve over the course of time. In other words, I’m always interested in a process that is based on a good and interesting idea which is presented in a very clear and transparent way. The idea itself can be very simple, but it should have the potential to create complex and interesting results. With Sonar we often very slowly build up a piece where one instrument starts and then others join in. In that way, you can clearly… Continue reading

Xavi Reija – The Sound of the Earth [MoonJune 2018]

By Marcello Nardi Dec 11, 2018 0

A photographer is literally somebody drawing with light. A man writing & rewriting the world with light & shadows – Wim Wenders, The Salt of the Earth For everyone who felt in love with The Salt of the Earth, the iconic picture by Wim Wenders about the life and the work of master photographer Sebastiao Salgado, watching black and white art photography changed like never before. The sense of emotional charge, the gut feeling that those images hinting at an inner sense of world and humanity provoked, all those things were disclosed like never before. The earth, in its basic nudity,… Continue reading

Wingfield Reuter Sirkis – Lighthouse [MoonJune 2017]

By Marcello Nardi Oct 29, 2017 1

“Nell’improvvisazione di gruppo si viene a creare un’intimità che richiede, man a mano che si sviluppa, una specie di resa” Derek Bailey, Improvisation Derek Bailey utilizza la parola resa per spiegare cosa succede all’interno di quella tribù temporanea, che é un gruppo di musicisti che suonano senza uno spartito davanti, quando un musicista interagisce con gli altri. Ogni musicista lascia andare una parte di sè, lascia uno spazio agli altri/al tutto e permette, quasi seguendo una convenzione sociale, di creare l’ordine superiore della magia dell’improvvisazione. Rileggendo queste parole ed ascoltando Lighthouse allo stesso tempo ho il problema di capire esattamente… Continue reading