FORREST COVINGTON, JR. won the 1982 BMI Student Composer Award for his composition, “Chthonic Mass.” He’s a composer, teacher, audio archivist, and all-around deep thinker who once built a Gamelan Orchestra out of junk.
On today’s episode, Forrest and I talk about the possibilities of Jungian archetypes in music; the difference between ridiculous and useful contraints; and the power of being simple, but not simple-minded.
Part 1 of 2!
To hear more of Forrest’s work, click here.
Artists mentioned in this epsiode:
Ludwig van Beethoven
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
North Carolina Symphony Orchestra
Winston-Salem Triad Orchestra