TITLE

‘HOW I BECAME A COMPOSER’: AN INTERVIEW WITH VINKO GLOBOKAR

AUTHOR(S)
Goldman, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Tempo;Jan2014, Vol. 68 Issue 267, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
This article is an interview with the Franco-Slovenian composer, conductor and trombonist Vinko Globokar, translated, edited and introduced by the author. It offers an overview of Globokar's musical development and a consideration of his artistic position, which straddles the worlds of composition and improvisation. Globokar's music combines complex organisation with an interest in non-hierarchical and improvisatory elements. He has always refused to pit the avant-garde claims of contemporary music against those of free jazz, his music embracing aspects of both, as well as of traditional Balkan musics. His genre-defying approach remains better known in continental Europe than in the UK or North America, and the present text is a contribution to the limited bibliography on Globokar in English.
ACCESSION #
93450642

 

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