2017-02-20T01:42:34-05:00Singing Philosophy. The New Yorker, Feb. 27, 2017.
2017-02-16T00:54:29-05:00New and recent publications of interest. Bill Alves and Brett Campbell, Lou Harrison: American Musical Maverick (Indiana UP) [available March 2017] Marian Wilson Kimber, The Elocutionists: Women, Music, and the Spoken Word (University of Illinois Press) Pauline Fairclough, Classics for...
2017-02-14T16:57:01-05:00DRUM MAJOR: Shall I pull your tongue out of your throat and wrap it round your neck? — Wozzeck, Act II Previously: An Alban Berg Valentine, Another Alban Berg Valentine, Yet Another Alban Berg Valentine, Return of Alban Berg Valentine,...
DRUM MAJOR: Shall I pull your tongue out of your throat and wrap it round your neck?
— Wozzeck, Act II
Previously: An Alban Berg Valentine, Another Alban Berg Valentine, Yet Another Alban Berg Valentine, Return of Alban Berg Valentine, Nothing says forever like an Alban Berg valentine, Alban Berg Valentine (10th anniversary edition).
2017-02-08T20:25:09-05:00Making Art in a Time of Rage, on the New Yorker website.
2017-02-10T22:49:58-05:00Threnody to the Victims of Bowling Green In memory of the fallen heroes of Kellyanne Conway's febrile imagination, I have composed a Threnody to the Victims of Bowling Green, for six independent orchestral groups. Above is the first section, Exordium...
2017-02-01T12:42:29-05:00Written for the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.
2017-01-31T00:52:23-05:00One mark of the dishonor that has fallen on this country in the wake of Donald Trump's morally repugnant, profoundly un-American actions as President is that the brilliant Syrian-born clarinetist and composer Kinan Azmeh does not know whether he will...