Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Concert photography

I now have a website dedicated to concert photography. Have a look at if you're interested.

John Cage

Somehow, I never paid attention. Now I'm listening to his "prepared piano" music, which is brilliant...and startling. A must listen if you like the tension created by silence in music (i.e., not to draw too close a comparison, but if you hate Thelonious Monk, you might not like it). The CDs are:

I came across the music while watching Shutter Island and at first thought the pieces had been composed for the movie, because they worked beautifully to create tension in some of the "scary" parts. Have a listen.