Entries by Aaron Siegel

Lost Ideas – Walking and Sounding

When I sifted through my composition journal over the weekend, I came upon this loose thread of an idea that still resonates with me. As is often the case, this piece began with an image that I translated into the above collage: Just as the rush hour crowds have safely made their trains, and the […]

Burying the Musical Lead

This past week, my wife and I watched Jonathan Demme’s “Rachel Getting Married” at our family vacation rental in North Carolina. I realize this film has been out for over a year, but due to our young son, we are quite behind on our movie watching. I thought the movie was great. The script was […]

Sol Lewitt and the Gentle Serialism

Wall Drawing 146A All two-part combinations of arcs from corners and sides, and straight, not straight, and broken lines within a 36-inch (90 cm) grid. June 2000 White crayon on blue wall These are the extent of Sol Lewitt’s instructions for this stunning piece, which I saw up at Mass Moca two weeks ago. People […]