Romanian folk and the temples of Tamil Nadu

 Nyman fuses tradition with modernity. © Charles Thibo
Nyman fuses tradition with modernity. © Charles Thibo

We all know what experimental music is, right? It’s horrible to the ear, dissonant, no structure, no sense, so why bother? But what if you blend experimental composing techniques with folk dances? What if this would be done by a composer well-known for his movie soundtracks (Drowning by Numbers, Gattaca, The Piano)? What if this would culminate in extraordinary creative, stimulating and powerful string quartets?

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