"Because music is the most stressful thing to write. And it’s in the stress, the balance of what you think and how you could apply it. You just can’t get an idea, it has to go into the darkroom and materialize itself like a negative. That's its instrumentation. You just can’t get an idea and send it to Paul Zukofsky, it has to be on paper, it has to be articulated, and it has to be not a hackneyed idea. It’s a lot of stress, a lot of stress."