A selection of my writings about music.
“The Theater of Cruelty and Contemporary Opera”
An examination of Antonin Artaud’s “Theater of Cruelty” and its relevance in contemporary opera.
“Beethoven’s Op. 132, an Intensity of Inconclusiveness”
An analysis of Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132, focusing on its use of non-linear narratives.
“Mauricio Kagel’s Staatstheater“
A paper exploring Kagel’s “anti-opera” and its relationship to developments in late 20th century theater.
“Non-Linear Narrative in Sleepytime Gorilla Museum’s ‘Ossuary’”
A paper looking at the song “Ossuary” from Sleepytime Gorilla Museum’s album In Glorious Times.