Monthly Archives: October 2005

Nouvel Ensemble Moderne: “Musique Francophonie I”

Earlier tonight I went to go see the second concert by the Montréal version of Court-Circuit, the ever-virtuosic Nouvel Ensemble Moderne. The concert was titled “Musique Francophonie I” – which is in reference to the mostly French program that this, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Spectralism and (Bonus) My Love/Hate Relationship with Computers

Would that the sound of the bell might go beyond our earth,And be heard even by all in the darkness outside the cakravala;Would that, their organ of hearing become pure, beings might attain perfect infusion of the senses,So that every … Continue reading

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Happy Monk Day!

This October 10th, 2005 I would like to first wish everybody a happy Canadian Thanksgiving. Secondly, and more related to music, I would like to wish everybody a happy Monk Day. Eighty-eight years ago today the illusive, illustrious, and ever-eccentric … Continue reading

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“Old Life Was Rubbish”

On Friday I decided to forego attending the McGill homecoming concert featuring our symphony orchestra and guest artist Jane Eaglen performing the first act of Wagner’s Die Walküre. Instead, I opted to attended a free concert of new music appropriately … Continue reading

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