Musicworks 132, the final issue of our 40th anniversary year, features tongue-tingling stories and collaborative creativity with a hint of chocolate!
On the Cover: “Trauma of My Mouth: One Artist’s Obsession with a Puny, Ancient, Pancultural Music Tool” by Darcy Spidle. Cover and inside photographs by Heather Rappard. Features: “Inside A Hushed Workshop: Luke Nickel transmits a Living Score” by Heather Roche. Photographs by Sam Walton. “André Cormier: A Formalist Makes Shapes for Intuitive Play” by Nick Storring. “in memoriam . . . : A New Score Honours the Past” by Ian Crutchley. Profile: “Lina Allemano Is Splitting Time” by Stuart Broomer. Sound Bites: “Bagpipes Blew My Mind” by Josh Thorpe. “Joseph Shabason’s Patient Unravelling” by Brennan McCracken. “The Ever-Evolving Sounds of Thanya Iyer” by Chaka V. Grier. “Raven Chacon” by Ian Crutchley. “Editor’s Note: Who’s Telling the Story” by Jennie Punter. Reviews of new music from: Clarence Barlow, Sarah Davachi, Christopher Fox, Kyle Gann, Julius Eastman, Pierre-Yves Martel, Megumi Masaki, Jessica Moss, The Necks, The Oakland Elemetary School Arkestra, and Bekah Simms. Label profile: “Akuphone: Tradition Transition Transmissions” by Alexander Varty. Reviewed: 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival (Ontario); Vancouver New Music Festival: Quartetti—A festival of string quartets (British Columbia); Jazz Worlds/World Jazz. Edited by Philip Bohlman and Goffredo Plastino.