Feyerabend and counterinduction.


Ok, so, the name: “counter)induction” sometimes confuses people, and that’s understandable. It’s a negative, it’s an abstract, and it doesn’t seem to have much to do with music, or sound, or making art.  It’s logic, though, is a logic of creation. Counterinduction as a term is coined by philosopher and ‘scientific anarchist’ Paul Feyerabend; counterinduction is the opposite of induction, it is not doing something that is illogical; rather it is doing the opposite of what is logical.  It is not an ill-advised choice, it is the choice that most strongly stands against all advisements. Continue reading “Feyerabend and counterinduction.”

latest infos!

Get excited as counter)induction prepares a powerful season with its archetypal mixtures of explosions, elegance, and savageries.  Classic works like Davidiovsky’s Quartetto #3 and Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale, three premieres by American composers, new faces from Europe, the sui generis  Scelsi’s Tre Pezzi, and two performances at Scorca Hall at the National Opera Center. Solos, duos, trios, quartets, quintets; diverse combinations bridging musical worlds.

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While  you wait, enjoy something by the legendary Mario Davidovsky, whose music is featured throughout the season: