Writings About Music

Creation-Recording Zeitgeist

I don’t believe you can separate the manner in which music is recorded from the very zeitgeist that creates the music in the first place. They are indivisible and one, though to a larger extent now with computer-digital instruments born from the same stuff as the recording apparatus.


Celestial Crocodile combines piano with Indonesian, Indian, African and Brazilian skin percussion.


Honu Morning juxtaposes European trumpet and Japanese kane.


- Michael Robinson, February 2019, Los Angeles


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Michael Robinson is a Los Angeles-based composer and writer (musicologist).