Sound design for classical music

Last night I attended a performance by the London Philharmonic of John Adams’ Christmas oratorio El Niño. Searching on the web today for the names of the performers, I found this link. You’ll see at the bottom of a fairly short list is the name of the sound designer Mark Grey, who, it should be noted, is […]

Sound Design in Neil Young’s Love and War

To help flesh out the idea that sound design is a dimension that can be examined in any enterprise that is structuring sound (whether consciously or not), I thought I would post this lovely song by Neil Young. The most obvious elements in the sound design in this case are fairly small in number: the […]