Listen: The Lost Dance

Electroacoustic music composer Owen Belton likes to make dreamy, eery, often lush soundscapes that mix symphonic orchestrations and instruments with found sounds and more traditional electronic drones and beats. He specializes in commissions for dance, theater and film and has had a fruitful long term working relationship with Kidd Pivot choreographer Crystal Pite (who you… Read More

Listen: Christopher Wheeldon’s Liturgy

Prep your ears for Christopher Wheeldon’s Liturgy by checking out this slideshow recording of the music for the piece, Arvo Part’s “Fratres: For Violin, Stringed Orchestra and Percussion.” Arvo Part coined the term “tintinabuli” to describe the stylistic choice common in his work to use a triad of bell-like tones that repeat in simple combinations… Read More