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The Economist, Poetry and Music: The Q+A, Eric Whitacre

June 14, 2011 at 3:24 pm UTC

“In the case of “Paradise Lost”, which is partially classical music, partially musical theatre and partially electronica, it fits in seamlessly and effortlessly. It joins all the kinds of music I love. Now, something that technology can do which musicians cannot do with classical instruments is to convey greater power and achieve a metrical precision that is machine-like.”

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