#MusicForWriters: Paola Prestini’s Songs From Another ‘Labyrinth’

‘You Can Free Yourself’ I wanted to write these two large-scale, deeply virtuosic pieces for these two muses, but I hadn’t had a chance to create a large-scale work like that yet. That comment may surprise regular #MusicForWriters readers who rememberour December article on the composer Paola Prestini and her Oceanic Verses. A complex work of… Read More

Music For Writers: The Tidal Grace In Paola Prestini’s ‘Oceanic Verses’

Mapping Her Internal Geography This idea of disparate energies colliding is very much a part of everything I do. I’m interested in energies and styles that don’t necessarily go together and weaving them into a tapestry that to me makes sense. You can hear the singular beauty of Paola Prestini’s weave — and waves — in the newly… Read More