” Living in New York City, you have to keep trying to do a lot of things. “


” Every day, you have to make three hours of music, just randomly improvising, and that’s a great way to weed stuff out. “


” I’ve done a lot of performance practice, Baroque playing, and some of the joy and the challenge of it is figuring out what the composer intended… You have music of the 17th century – it’s all whole notes and half notes. But inside of that, there are so many things that one can do, at least according to what we know about performance practice. “


” I was curious about experimenting with different colors – kind of like having an expanded orchestra. Suddenly, instead of just writing for strings, you can add bassoon and oboe and brass. I like these extreme differences in sounds right next to each other. “



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Living in New York City, you have to keep trying to do a lot of things.
Every day, you have to make three hours of music, just randomly improvising, and that


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I was curious about experimenting with different colors - kind of like having an expanded orchestra. Suddenly, instead of just writing for strings, you can add bassoon and oboe and brass. I like these extreme differences in sounds right next to each other.
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