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Almost unsurprisingly, given his aural development, Tim has synaesthesia, linking colours to musical pitches. 'It’s like this,' he explains, 'I hear a B flat and I think of pink. I hear an E flat and I think of purple, etc. In a piece of music, I’ll know what key it is in and then I’ll hear individual notes that I decide to focus on and depending on how it’s used, then the colour of that note would be a deeper or lighter shade. The way my mind works has had a massive impact on my composing.'
from notes by Lara James © 2011
|The glittering plain|
Welsh performer Lara James commissioned a group of well-known and emerging UK composers to build this programme of contemporary works for saxophone, string quartet and jazz trio, starting with the simple brief of combining jazz concepts, sounds an ...» More