Posts tagged as "sleep"

Best Ambient Music for Sleep – Essential Listening

March 23, 2021

From fireside lullabies to ambient new age synthesisers – we’ve always used music to help us get to sleep. One of the essential qualities of music is that it appeals to our body’s rhythms. And music can help bring down our own tempo, especially with so many technological distractions trying to keep us awake. Here are five […]

Max Richter – 'Voices', Technology, and Musical Activism

July 30, 2020

Max Richter may be the most important composer of our time. His work has been heard in concert halls, during the emotional climax of major Hollywood films and television series, and has permeated the personal listening of millions worldwide via the democratic technology that is music streaming. Not one to shy away from big ideas, […]

Max Richter's Sleep Now An App for iOS and Android

July 23, 2020

Groundbreaking composer Max Richter’s eight-and-a-half-hour composition Sleep has now been transformed into a new app for iOS and Android devices. The app features custom-made musical sessions to aid sleep, meditation and focus. Download the SLEEP app for iOs and Android SLEEP, MEDITATE, FOCUS Richter’s Sleep app enables users to create personalised musical sessions for a […]

Max Richter’s 'Sleep' – Easter Radio Broadcast

April 9, 2020

Max Richter’s 8-hour work Sleep, described by the composer as a “lullaby for a frenetic world” will be broadcast globally on radio stations this Easter weekend. The details for local broadcasts can be found on Max’s website. The special radio event will be launched in the UK by BBC Radio 3 – the station which first […]

How Max Richter’s ‘Sleep’ Taught The World To Relax

March 13, 2020

Article courtesy of uDiscover Music Award-winning composer and pianist Max Richter’s landmark eight-hour minimalist lullaby Sleep (2015) feels as though it were composed with World Sleep Day in mind. After all, Richter has staged a string of night-time performances (complete with beds for the audiences), during which he has performed the work for piano, string quintet, […]