Jozef Van Wissem at Pardon, To Tu
To get into Jozef Van Wissem's world is to surrender to the inevitability - and timelessness - of a strange music created at its own pace, in a manner wholly of its creator's making. He sets the listener into a private world, looking out through a glass darkly, such is the intense quality of the music.
Brevity, simplicity, directness is the key. (Quietus)
Van Wissem is ‘both an avant-garde composer and a baroque lutenist, and thus no stranger to dichotomy,’ (New York Times).
He has been ‘pushing the lute’s agenda out of the academy and into more accessible circles’ (Pitchfork). ...
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