Brian Hulse

about the author

Brian Hulse (PhD Harvard) is Associate Professor of Music at the College of William and Mary in Virginia (USA). He has published articles and given talks on a variety of topics, most notably those engaging the work of Gilles Deleuze and Henri Bergson. With Nick Nesbitt he co-edited the volume Sounding the Virtual: Gilles Deleuze and the Theory and Philosophy of Music, in which he provided the chapter “Thinking Musical Difference: Music Theory as Minor Science” (Ashgate, 2010). Forthcoming publications include “Becoming-Composer” (Perspectives of New Music) and “On Repetition and Musical Ideas” (Deleuze Studies). In addition, Hulse is a composer with albums on Centaur Records (Stain, 2015) and Albany Records (pseudosynthesis, 2009).

info & contact


College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, US


bchuls [AT]



The Sonarium, or, Towards a Spatiality Proper to Sound
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: Henri Bergson, pitch, sound studies

Dialogue III: On Music or The Combat of Chronos and Aion
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: aion, chronos, Pierre Boulez, singularity