Review of Chris Fox/EXAUDI: Catalogue irraisoné now online

My review of Christopher Fox’s Catalogue irraisoné, performed by EXAUDI and released on Métier, is now online at Musical Pointers:

Christopher Fox’s Catalogue irraisoné, for solo voice or vocal ensemble, teeters on the edge of music. It consists of the simplest forms almost entirely drained of content and context. Of the 12 short pieces, some are unadorned speech, some simple, nursery rhyme-like melodies, some have sparse percussion accompaniments. There are no harmonies, no expansive tunes, no rhythmic complexities, very little development.

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