Taking ‘Frühlingstraum’ from Schubert’s Winterreise as its starting point, Icebloom is a miniature that attempts to address some of the relationships detailed in the song’s text. Wilhelm Müller’s poem presents a vignette of absence, imagination and memory, and it is the relationship between absence and presence that is glanced at in Icebloom’s brief moments: liminal sounds […]
Chris Swithinbank is a British-Dutch composer who works with both acoustic instruments and electronic sounds. He is currently a student at Harvard University with Chaya Czernowin.
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