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Concept, Image, & Idea

Darmstadt Revisited

A year ago Johannes Kreidler put together a wide ranging overview of the various methods used in creating ‘neo conceptual’ pieces of music. The long list of techniques put some of my own thinking in relief, prompting me to clarify my thoughts on the nature of sound and concepts by revisiting Morton Feldman’s 1984 Darmstadt Lecture in the light of neo conceptualism.