Friday Quickie: Cop-out Edition

One thing that is certain in the world of print media criticism: space is limited, which makes the art of description difficult. However, in a nine-hundred-word review, it shouldn’t be too much of a problem.

It’s good to be back
Pablo Bardin
Buenos Aires Herald

It’s really a good and long review, except for one part.

[Composer Unsuk Chin] is a disciple of Ligeti and it shows;

I’ll bite. How does her music embody the distinctive qualities of the late master?

…her music is sensitive and transparent, and it was conducted with virtuoso ability by [Shi-Yeon Sung]. [it. mine]

You could never reduce anyone else’s music to such precision.

Figure Google Search. “Sensitive and transparent stereo expansion control”