The Wall Street Journal queried various folk from various fields about their 2009 plans. Among the respondents, composer Nico Muhly:
In 2009, I am going to finally finish a long series of short works for solo viola and tape [recorded elements]. I’m into this because it’s weird and specialized, like taking a year of your life and learning how to make blood sausage.
Full article at wsj.com (via rgable.typepad.com).