It’s sometimes hard to imagine the graft that goes into composing. With this video and radio interview, we can find out what these two cornerstones of the 2015 Aldeburgh Festival programme do in order to be creative, through listening habits and cooking, to the type of pen and pencils they use to put new music onto paper.
Bird Radio has inhabited our Dovecote for the past few weeks experimenting and composing music. You can read more about it on his excellent blog, and there’s also this playlist of some of the recordings he’s produced. It’s certainly been a prolific period.