12 February 2022
Frank Brickle is now, I believe, working on setting The Compete Poetical Works of TE Hulme. This is a worthy project that must be seen to completion.
One of the features that webmaster Marc Wolf set up on this blog is “categories”. One …
16 January 2022
Bernofsky & Walser
–Clairvoyant of the Small–
The Life of Robert Walser
By Susan Bernofsky
Susan Bernofsky’s biography beautifully captures the sweep of Walser’s crazy life, despite gaps with scant records of his …
4 November 2021
Agustín Castilla-Ávila’s “True Love is Not a Flower”
Agustín Castilla-Ávila’s music often sets into motion something that I’ve come to think of as instrumental …
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 …
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 …
9 March 2021
Do you like your authenticity plain or with tinctures?
–spices, bitters, memories of ornamentation, of styles?
—As always—click and listen. Don’t read!—
Above–a Bernard Maybeck building. Maybeck’s work …
5 March 2021
RSF/Marsyas is hoping to include this on an upcoming release of music by David Loeb.
for sho and viol quartet
In Gaunkyo David Loeb combines the Japanese shō with archaic Western string instruments–viols. Likewise, modal melodies and …
4 March 2021
Akemi Naito Website
Akemi Naito’s Pilgrimage
The story of Akemi Naito’s pilgrimage to New York is bittersweet. She came and she saw the US deteriorate. Pilgramage was commissioned by Chamber Music America for Cygnus. It conjures Japan …