11 November 2019
RSF supported Bridge Records’ *George Crumb Vol. 16*
Cygnus pianist Joan Forsyth is a regular at Sonatina Enterprises. She recently lectured on nocturnes for the pianists from far and wide, assembled in Bennington for one of the …
7 November 2019
Jotting some notes here that will have to be edited and focused in the fullness of time.
Links to sound or video are in the works.
I consulted with Harold Bloom
when preparing for Cygnus’ RW Emerson bicentennial celebration.
In the end, Bloom …
12 October 2018
….the last bar of Terry Riley’s Y Bolanzero, for guitar orchestra–a wierd 8-note collection with no G#, no F#, no B, no D#….
Austrian guitar virtuoso Yvonne Zehner will be principal player with a crack group of Queens College …
1 October 2018
RSF is cooperating with Bridge Records for the production of a CD of Poul Ruders’ opera, The 13th Child. The libretto for the opera was co-written by David and Becky Starobin, the founders of Bridge Records. David & Becky have been great …
14 May 2016
There were many things I’d hoped to accomplish before Milton Babbitt’s 100th Birthday. This is another thing that didn’t get done.
Babbitt & The Erotics of Inversion
This piece began as a lecture at the Universidad Veracruzana in …
24 April 2016
Arlene Zallman’s Wikipedia Entry
Her work is powerful, striking, perhaps even a bit eccentric. Interesting to note some jazz people getting behind her work, and I have to agree with the superlatives–what an ear! What good sense to study …