A lesson in impertinence from Russia (“Ultimate Granular Paradise”, performance on Venice Biennale)

"... A completely different life pulsates in the music of Russian composers - Olga Bochikhina, Alexei Syumak, Nikolai Khrust (all of them a little over twenty years old), as well as older Faraj Karaev and Vladimir Tarnopolsky"... A striking, original Ultimate granular paradise for the ensemble and electronics of a twenty-seven-year-old Vladimir Gorlinsky is perhaps the most original piece in the entire Venetian program: it is a kind of experience in giving spatial form and rhythmic dimension to all types of noise. Wonderful!.. This program was presented at the Biennale by the Moscow ensemble "Studio for New Music" conducted by......

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