Articles by Michael Blake

  • 'Kagel at the Almeida'. Contact 33, Autumn 1988, ed. Christopher Fox. London: Contact, 30-33 (1988).
  • 'Almeida Opera: Kevin Volans and Julian Grant'. Tempo 186, September 1993, ed. Calum MacDonald. London: Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd, 52-53 (1993). 
  • 'The Triumph of Beauty and Deceit'. Tempo 193, July 1995, ed. Calum MacDonald. London: Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd, 46-47 (1995).
  • ‘The Emergence of a South African Experimental Music Aesthetic?’.  Proceedings of the 25th Annual Congress of the Musicological Society of Southern Africa, Grahamstown, August 1998, ed Izak Grové. Stellenbosch: Musicological Society, 1-6 (1999).

  • ‘Parallel Streams. An Overview of South African Composition’. World New Music Magazine 10, ed Gisela Gronemeyer and Reinhard Oehlschlägel. Cologne: MusikTexte, 13-19 (September 2000).
  • ‘New Frontiers, New Music’. New Notes, May 2002. London: SPNM, 1-2 (2002).

  • “Reflecting on French Suite”. Towards an African Pianism, ed. Cynthia Tse Kimberlin and Akin Euba. Point Richmond, Ca.: MRI Press, 97-101 (2005).

  • ‘The Bow Project: Composers Re-imagine the Bow Songs of Nofinishi Dywili’. Papers Presented at the Symposium on Ethnomusicology Number 18, 2004, ed. Andrew Tracey. Grahamstown: International Library of African Music, 5-7 (2005).

  • The Present-Day Composer Refuses to Budge: Case Studies in New South African Orchestral Music.” South African Journal of Musicology: SAMUS 25, 127-143 (2005).
  • ‘Scelsi’s One Note Saves the Day in Zagreb’. World New Music Magazine 16, 118-121 (July 2006).
  • ‘Die informelle Akademie’. Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 5, 26-27 (September/October 2006)

  • Voices of a Nation: Recent Recordings from South Africa.” South African Journal of Musicology: SAMUS 26/27, 145-159 (2006/2007).
  • ‘South African Composers on the World Stage: The ISCM in South Africa’. Fontes 54/3, 359-373 (July-September 2007).

  • ‘The Bow Project’. TUTL FKT 044, Faroe Islands, 2010.

  • History Never Sounded So Good.” artsouthafrica 9.4, 42-45 (2011).
  • ‘Hören, hören, hören: Cicada analysieren’. MusikTexte 129 (June 2012)
  • ‘Don Maclennan and Music’ (co-authored with Christine Lucia). No other world, ed. Dan Wylie and Craig Mackenzie, 124-147 (August 2012).