||Robyn Schulkowsky, percussion
with Frederic Rzewski, piano; Joey Baron, percussion; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Reinhold Friedrich, trumpet; Rohan de Saram, cello; Christian Wolff, melodica
Christian Wolff's is a spare, prosaic music, with little interest in straining after sonic novelty. Recalling the memorable title of philosopher David Rothenberg's book on improvisation, we can hear in Wolff a "sudden music" of emergent simultaneities, where both intuitive and fortuitous moments are bathed in an eternity of timelessness.
But what does this kind of music of... more