Lisa Hirsch's Classical Music Blog.
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His orchestration textbook, "Textures and Timbres," begun in the 1940s and completed last year, is due to be published this year.
Brant's best music is probably impossible to appreciate on recordings. He wrote most of his spatial music specifically for the auditoriums it was to be played in. I've heard a couple of his works in Davies, and he really does make remarkable use of the space.
That makes sense. Maybe I'll get to hear one of his pieces at Davies.
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