The letter B leads us to the in-between and composers Antoine Beuger, Martin Bartlett, Gilius van Bergeijk, Olivia Block and Gavin Bryars in the second instalment of our experimental music alphabet!
Array to Zed is a monthly podcast exploring experimental music by way of the alphabet. Hosts Martin Arnold, Artistic Director of ArrayMusic, and Georgia Carley chat about the ideas, procedures, composers and music that make up that nebulous beautiful thing we call “Experimental Music.”
Antoine Beuger’s music is available at www.wandelweiser.de
Pythagoras Ghost, a collection of Martin Bartlett’s music that includes the piece heard on this podcast is available through the Western Front at western-front.myshopify.com/products/pythagoras-ghost
X-OR Records, the company that put out 2 volumes of Gilius van Bergeijk’s music, is sadly no longer in business. However their remaining stock, including both van Bergeijk volumes, seems to be still available at: powensemble.nl/x-or-records As Martin says, buy everything you can as fast as you can!
More information about Olivia Block’s music can be found at www.oliviablock.net
More information about Gavin Bryars’ music can be found at www.gavinbryars.com
We also referenced Elizabeth Grosz’s Architecture from the Outside: Essays on Virtual and Real Space (MIT Press, 2001) https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/architecture-outside and NPR’s “Composer Olivia Block In Her Own Words” (January 7, 2016), www.npr.org/2016/01/07/462230441/composer-olivia-block-in-her-own-words