Please enable JS

Blog

Category: How to Talk about Music
img

Frank Brickle & TE Hulme

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 …
READ MORE
img

Susan Bernofsky's Walser Biography, and touching on Sebastian Currier and Anna Weesner

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 …
READ MORE
img

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 …
READ MORE
img

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 …
READ MORE
img

Dogged NeoPre-Raphaelites

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 …
READ MORE
img

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 …
READ MORE
img

Robert Pollock/Five Decades

6 November 2020
Iao Theater, Wailuku, Mauik Maui, Hawai’i multimedia performance presented by Ebb & Flow Arts Upcoming on Furious Artisans E n t e r t w i n e d Robert Pollock Five Decades Pollock’s music is unique, and uniquely American.His sound …
READ MORE
img

Love and Death American Style: A George Crumb Tribute

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 …
READ MORE