Harvey, Jonathan, Palmer, John

1999

Jonathan Harvey

eContact!, vol. 2, no. 2. Montréal: CEC.

URL: http://cec.concordia.ca/econtact/SAN/Harvey.htm

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Music Education Electroacoustic Music Electronic Music

Abstract:

This interview presents the English composer Jonathan Harvey in four parts:
- General, composition: his musical background in Tenbury, Cambridge, Glasgow and Princeton with Milton Babbitt, the discovery of electroacoustic music and his first pieces
- Technical: acoustic and electroacoustic compositional techniques
- Education: his education experience and his criticism of music education in American and European societies
- Finale: his future projects and possible expected musical developments in the late twentieth century