Jonathan Nangle writes for RTÉ Culture

Jonathan Nangle writes for RTÉ Culture
17 July 2017 Benedict Schlepper-Connolly

Composer Jonathan Nangle has written a revealing essay for RTÉ Culture about his new album with Crash Ensemble, Pause.

“I am drawn to the analogy of spinning threads,” writes Nangle, “patterns woven in time, how each individual stitch, significant at the time, pales when one stands back and absorbs the result, a sum of years, tangents meeting, patterns emerging.”

It’s a fitting analogy given how the album artwork came about: “The cover art of the album depicts a landscape, abstract in its interpretation, hand-knitted by my brother Andrew. Each individual stitch, tightly knotted, as important as the one before and the one that follows, until finally one steps back and sees the image as a whole, a tessellation of converging triangles.”

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