This Music May Put You to Sleep—and That’s the Point

It’s usually a composer’s worst nightmare—that their music will lull audiences to sleep. But not Max Richter. The British composer created an entire eight-hour album  around the idea of sending listeners to blissful unconsciousness, aptly titled Sleep. Richter described the album as a “personal lullaby for a frenetic world. A manifesto for a slower pace of … Continue reading This Music May Put You to Sleep—and That’s the Point