Deconstructing the Grammatologies of Music: A Tool for Composing
Fabien Lévy studied composition with Gérard Grisey at the Paris Conservatoire. He was resident at the Villa Medici/French Academy in Rome and in Berlin with the DAAD Artist Program. His works, published by Billaudot and Ricordi Germany, have been performed by the Ensemble Recherche, the neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, the Ensemble Modern of Frankfurt, the Argento Ensemble, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (among others). He won the 2004 Förderpreis from the Ernst von Siemens Förderpreis Foundation for music. He taught at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns-Eisler in Berlin (Germany), was 2006–12 Assistant Professor of Composition at Columbia University in New York, 2012–17 Senior Professor for Composition at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold in Germany, and is currently Senior Professor for Composition at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy” in Leipzig.
Christopher Swithinbank is a musician and graduate student at Harvard University with a compositional training in the aesthetic traditions of the European avant-garde. He has studied at the University of Manchester and at the Institut de recherche et coordination acoustique/musique in Paris. His music can be found online at www.chrisswithinbank.net.
Fabien Lévy, Christopher Swithinbank; Deconstructing the Grammatologies of Music: A Tool for Composing. CR: The New Centennial Review 1 July 2018; 18 (2): 99–106. doi: https://doi.org/10.14321/crnewcentrevi.18.2.0099
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