• Kaija Saariaho on Composing Using a Computer Today

    Filmed at the historic RCA Mark II Sound Synthesizer at the Computer Music Center, Columbia University, Kaija Saariahohaving already spoken about composing using computer in the 1980s—discusses composing using computers today.

    With her Carnegie Hall Making Music concert approaching, Saariaho underlines the importance of ensuring that the performer remains more important than the machine and the visual elements in performances of her work.


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