The Sounds Of Their Sickness

Did the ailments of composers influence the music they wrote?! Did Tavener’s life-threatening inherited disease Marfan’s Syndrome initiate the otherworldly sound of his music? Did Beethoven’s deafness cause him to focus on his physiological rhythms?

Click here to read Tom Service’s feature in The Guardian.

 

 
Posted on January 6, 2015 @ 16.25
 

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