Two heroes from different parts of my musical life have died. Dave Brubeck was my pianistic idol as a teen; I consider Jonathan Harvey one of the very greatest masters of electronic music. Some videos:
A solo performance of a lovely song from Brubeck’s The Real Ambassadors:
And Harvey’s piano and electronics piece in memory of Messiaen:
On an Overgrown Path is offering an interview with Jonathan Harvey, one of the most important composers in the UK, and one of the most important composers anywhere using electronic media. There are various points of access to the interview, some of which include an airing of Harvey’s Speakings for chorus and orchestra. Harvey’s music is deeply spiritual, even visionary, and integrates technology uncommonly well.