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John Luther Adams
‘I want my art to matter. I want it to be of use’
The Pulitzer-winning composer explains why he chose music over activism, and how his concern over the future only raises the stakes.
The Guardian, October 30, 2018.
His music perfectly echoes the landscape he loves: impersonal, relentless, larger than human scale, yet gorgeous, a quiet chaos of colors, suffused with light. It’s not a climate everyone could live in. But for those who want to bathe their ears in an aural aurora borealis while staying warm inside, it’s a spiritual odyssey well worth taking. - Kyle Gann
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