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Molly Morkoski performs Nocturne in the Age of Covid-19 by Gary Philo

19 November 2020
Migratory V and SoundScore Present M u s i c - i n - t h e - T i m e - o f - C o v i d-19 Molly Morkoski performs Nocturne in the Age of Covid-19 by Gary Philo GARY PHILO, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, grew up in Yorktown Heights, NY, …
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Presenting Pianist Beth Levin

16 November 2020
Migratory V Presents a Virtual Recital featuring Pianist Beth Levin virtual recital A Little Late Music by Yehudi Wyner 1. Reinhold Brinkmann….Warum! 2. Christoph Wolff 3. A Little Late Music Beethoven F Major Variations, op. 34  Chopin …
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More on Robert Pollock: Flat Earth & Aggregates

12 November 2020
Flat Earth & Aggregates (wonky, for musicians, but not wonky enough for theorists) In the early 16th Century Magellan circumnavigated the globe. At around the same time, musicians navigated the circle of fifths. During the few moments when the US …
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Wuorinen's Electric Quartet

12 November 2020
November 12, 2020 Dan Lippel & New Focus Records produces a recording of Charles Wuorinen’s Electric Quartet (2013) Dan Lippel, Oren Fader, John Chang and William Anderson, guitars Ryan Streber, producer/engineer – Oktaven Studios, Mount …
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The Western Uncanonical (tribute to Harold Bloom)

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 …
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From Terry Riley, With Complements

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 …
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Bridge Records and Poul Ruders new opera, *13th Child*

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 …
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Jonathan Dawe's Nero @ Ballet-Opéra-Pantomime, Montreal

16 June 2018
Christophe Huss’s review in Le Devoir leaves little to add, but I wish to provide a bit of context that Mr. Huss could not know. How does Nero differ from Dawe’s other operas? –Nero’s Baroque moments are far more subtle. In …
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