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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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Listen to Greenbaum, then Wolpe

16 May 2021
Greenbaum & Wolpe have much in common. Here they are, side by side. Grateful to Momenta String Quartet for caring for this music. Greenbaum Crossing Brooklyn Ferry– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvl-fO9qVqI Wolpe String …
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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 …
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David Loeb Gaunkyo

5 March 2021
RSF/Marsyas is hoping to include this on an upcoming release of music by David Loeb. Gaunkyo for sho and viol quartet In Gaunkyo David Loeb combines the Japanese shō with archaic Western string instruments–viols. Likewise, modal melodies and …
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Robert Helps

3 March 2021
We’re exploring the great work of pianist/composer Robert Helps So grateful to Jay Source and Andrea Lodge for this performance of the masterpiece, A Mixture of Time. As is so often the case, a composer’s guitar piece is the …
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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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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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