Andrew Norman: I. The Kid Is Alright

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

One of Andrew Norman's structural inspirations—Roman Catholic churches One of Andrew Norman's structural inspirations—Roman Catholic churches (Lotus Carroll)

For a pre-teen Andrew Norman, composing was pretty straightforward. Understandable, natural. When it came to college, though, he had the familiar freak-out, leading him to embrace architecture in order to comprehend the "modernist" composers who shattered his previous understanding of music-making. Listen to the first movement of Episode Two to hear how Norman went from prodigious kid composer to the matured voice he is today, using Roman Catholic churches as inspiration along the way. 

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Nadia Sirota

Comments [1]

D. Lucian ILIESIU from New York, NY

According to my perspective, the role of music in human beings' communal life has been not only to offer a mirror of the time when that composition was made, BUT to also GENERATE some sort of AN OASIS from and within it. Andrew Norman's music appears to be much more of an interesting – and rather personal – mirror than anything else.

Jul. 29 2014 02:10 AM

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