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I Was Looking at the Ceiling And Then…

I have been completely sucked into the series currently running on Slate investigating the carvings inside Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland, and today's installment asks a musical question:  "Are the chapel's mysterious stone symbols a musical score?" I've always associated the whole "amazing things in sand and sonic frequency" bit with the work of Alvin Lucier (and coincidentally, I just got a press release for a performance of his Queen of the South yesterday), but if you scroll through to the … [Read more...]

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