David Pocknee: Composer

Writings


Essays

A Biscuit Is Not A Jaffa Cake - A Riposte to John Croft (2015) [standalone]
An essay critiquing John Croft's Composition Is Not Research article from Tempo

A Experimodern Coda to Human Sexuality (2015) [CeReNeM Journal]

What Some Dead White Guy Did: A Topological Analysis of Beethoven's Pianoforte Sonatas (2015) [CeReNeM Journal]

Virtuosity, Flow, And Re-Notating Modernism (2013) [Master's Research]
A paper which proposes a new theoretical framework for virtuosity and re-considers Csziksentmihalyi's idea of "flow" in relationship to the re-notation of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Gruppen and Brian Ferneyhough's Bone Alphabet

What is "New" About New Fordism (2013) ["The New Fordist Manifesto" Residency Report]

ACES 004: A Mew Fordist Guide To Painting With Acrylics (2013) ["The New Fordist Manifesto" Residency Report]

ACES 003: Composition Competitions 2010 (2013) ["The New Fordist Manifesto" Residency Report]

Some Further Sadomasochistic Aspects Of Musical Pleasure (2012) [Much Too Much Noise: Issue 2]

Style and Markets (2013) [Writing And Indifference]

ACES_001: Public Funding, Music, and Sub-Prime Culture in The Netherlands (2012)
An analysis of the Dutch funding system for music and the implications that the relationship between art and money has for the future funding of the creative industries

Perception and The Golden Section (2010)
A look at a possible way of combining exponential-time perception and the Golden Mean.

Some Thoughts on Total Improvisation (2012)


Better Know A Weisslich

A collection of short pieces on different performers and composers featured in the Weisslich concert series.

Better Know A Weisslich: Kara Feely (2016) [Weisslich]

Better Know A Weisslich: Charlie Sdralig (2016) [Weisslich]

Better Know A Weisslich: Andy Ingamells (2016) [Weisslich]

Better Know A Weisslich: G. Douglas Barrett (2016) [Weisslich]

Better Know A Weisslich: Solomiya Moroz (2016) [Weisslich]

Better Know A Weisslich: Robert Blatt (2015) [Weisslich]

Better Know A Weisslich: Leo Svirsky (2015) [Weisslich]


Editor

CeReNeM Journal #5 (2015)

"The New Fordist Manifesto" Residency Report (2014)

Full documentation for the New Fordist Organization's exhibition at GEMAK, The Hague, NL between 7-28 June 2013. Much expanded and more in-depth version of the Exhibition booklet including full works list, extended conceptual writing and comprehensive documentation of all works produced.

Manufacturing Style - "The New Fordist Manifesto" Exhibition Notes (2013)

Much Too Much Noise: Issue 2 - Some Sadomasochistic Aspects Of Musical Pleasure (2012)

Much Too Much Noise: Issue 1 - 9/11: Ten Years Of Sodom And Gomorrah (2011)


Documentaries

Manufacturing Style - The Art Of The 20th Century (2012)

Historically Ill-Informed Performance Practice Documentary (2015)


Analyses

Giacinto Scelsi - Fourth String Quartet (2009)

Rebecca Saunders - Molly's Song 3 (2008)

On The Spice Girls (2008)
A look at the legacy of the pioneering girl group.

Image And Symbolism In Leo Svirsky's The Satanic Gospel Of Stefani Germanotta (2010)