William Brooks

William Brooks is Senior Researcher and Editorial Board Officer at the Orpheus Institute and Professor of Music at the University of York.


metaCage
Essays on and around Freeman Etudes, Fontana Mix, Aria
Juan Parra Cancino, Magnus Andersson, Mieko Kanno, William Brooks
metaCage investigates the musical practice of John Cage in four essays written by current ORCiM Fellows. Three works serve as threads that link the contributions. A CD containing performances by the ORCiM Fellows of these works is included.



Edited by William Brooks

Ohne Worte
Vocality and Instrumentality in 19th-Century Music
Jean-Pierre Bartoli, Hubert Mossburger, Jeanne Roudet, Douglass Seaton, Edoardo Torbianelli
What can music tell us—without words? Can it depict scenes, narrate stories, elucidate beliefs? And can it be an instrument through which we access the inner lives not only of musicians from the past but of ourselves, today?



Sound and Score
Essays on Sound, Score, and Notation
This volume brings together music expertise from prominent international researchers and performers to explore the intimate relations between sound and score and the artistic possibilities that this relationship yields for performers, composers and listeners.






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