Interview with Composer Robert Morris

Robert Morris is a composer and a professor at the Eastman School of Music. Last week, five of his works were heard at a concert dedicated to his music at Eastman’s Hatch Recital Hall.

Before the concert, we had a chance to discuss his music for a feature on WXXI's Classical 91.5. Here’s an extended cut from that interview, where Robert Morris discusses his diverse influences and approach to music, the connection between music and nature, and issues in hearing, including how perfect pitch can change over time.

We started by talking about the relationship between craft and inspiration:

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