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recent concerts: Scott Wheeler and Paul Salerni

23 November 2021
A modernist composer joined a music composition faculty, but not without first being interviewed by a minimalist already on the faculty. Minimalist: –We understand you’re a modernist and we’re OK with that. Modernist: –Thank you …
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Paul Griffiths' Mr. Beethoven

17 November 2021
I do best when I sprint. Revisions can lead to sprawl. Beethoven is on a ship to Boston, commissioned by the Handel & Haydn Society. We are asked to entertain the hypothetical together; the reader is consulted with regard to some particulars. Our …
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Agustín Castilla-Ávila's Hazm setting

4 November 2021
Agustín Castilla-Ávila’s “True Love is Not a Flower” see http://www.muslimphilosophy.com/hazm/dove/chp4-7.html Agustín Castilla-Ávila’s music often sets into motion something that I’ve come to think of as instrumental …
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루프를 기반으로 한 음악들

28 June 2021
루프를 기반으로 한 음악들 처음 차승민을 만난 것은 2010년, 대금 연주자인 그가 국가 문화 교류 사업의 일환으로 뉴욕을 방문했을 때였다. 당시 나는 예전 자리에 있던 ’룰렛’에서 열린 …
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La Musique en Boucle

23 June 2021
La Musique en Boucle John Chang sur Seungmin Cha En 2010, j’ai rencontré Seungmin Cha pour la première fois, une joueuse de daegeum (flûte traversière en bambou d’origine coréenne) qui recevait une bourse gouvernementale d’échange culturel …
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18 Tone Music - Homage to Eugene Lee

10 June 2021
18 Tone Music Homage to Eugene Lee It’s like that unsettling scene in 2001 with anachronistic household items. Our perception is of a definite beating pattern, a beating pattern alien to 12-EDO, but occasional resolutions to something comforting …
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David Conte, His Guitar Duo, and Boulanger

7 June 2021
RSF support the Third Street Music School and Make Music New York David Conte studied with Nadia Boulanger. Joan Forsyth, Piano Chair at the Third Street Music School, brought him from San Francisco to the East Village to give a masterclass and to …
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John Chang on Seungmin Cha

1 June 2021
–>Seungmin Cha<– Loop-Based Music I first met Seungmin Cha back in 2010, a Daegeum (Traditional Korean Bamboo Flute) player who was visiting New York as a recipient of a government funded cultural exchange grant. I had attended her …
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