Is Serialism Still Relevant?

Is Serialism Still Relevant?

Victoria Bond Victoria Bond
“…Surely then, this is a language with endless potential, but how to use it, apply it and make it one’s own rather than merely pasting it over an inhospitable and alien landscape?…”
Erik Schaepers Erik Schaepers
“…Those works which have survived because of their inner beauty and originality were created by individuals, who composed music on their own terms, independent of historic prophecies and unencumbered by ‘historic necessity.’…”
Donald Erb Donald Erb
“…Serialism will always be of historical interest and there will always be performances of Pierrot Lunaire, but the movement as a whole has long been dead….”
Dan Welcher Dan Welcher
“…For me, serialism is a very useful tool; it’s just not the only tool….”

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