Responding to the modernist fragment


‘Responding to the modernist fragment’, Textual Practice, Vol. 30, No. 1, (3-10), January 2016. DOI: 10.1080/0950236X.2015.1119982:

In that solitude, a composition for violin and piano, was the winner of the 2015 Creative Responses to Modernism Prize, hosted by King’s College London. The work addresses the notion of the musical fragment as a part of modernism, building on analytical work on the same theme. The manner in which it was composed, its form and its sonorities all add to its fragmented nature, and are explored in this brief study. A recording of the work accompanies the article online and it is suggested that this should be heard first.

Read the article via the T&F website.