Ronen Givony
Brooklyn, New York
illtemperedclavier [at] gmail



Wordless Music
Series + Orchestra

Writing and Interviews

Tyondai Braxton: HIVE1
liner notes (Nonesuch, 2015)

Krzysztof Penderecki / Jonny Greenwood:
liner notes (Nonesuch, 2013)

The Grail Quest

A Moveable Feast

Only Connect

Michael Steinberg:
An Appreciation

Sandro Perri: Impossible Spaces
one-sheet and bio (Constellation, 2011)

Steve Reich: Double Sextet / 2x5
liner note interview (Nonesuch, 2010)

Timothy Andres: Shy and Mighty
liner note interview (Nonesuch, 2010)

Tortoise: Beacons of Ancestorship
one-sheet and bio (Thrill Jockey, 2009)


Temporary Residence Limited Profile


Remembering September 11:
Wordless Music Orchestra
Live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Riceboy Sleeps:
Wordless Music Orchestra
Live at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle

Jonny Greenwood / Gyorgy Ligeti / Glass-Bowie-Eno:
Wordless Music Orchestra
Live at the New York Society for Ethical Culture

Johann Johannsson's The Miners' Hymns:
Wordless Music Orchestra
Live at the Winter Garden

Tyondai Braxton's Central Market
Wordless Music Orchestra
Live at the Library of Congress

Rhys Chatham: A Crimson Grail
(Nonesuch, 2010)

MONO: Holy Ground
NYC Live with the Wordless Music Orchestra

(Temporary Residence, 2010)

Wordless Music on WNYC

The Varieties of Ambient Experience:
A Wordless Music Mix

News Stories and Such


The New Yorker

The New York Times
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

New York Magazine

The Los Angeles Times


Time Out New York






L.A. Weekly


The Philadelphia Inquirer

Minnesota Public Radio