23 January 2022
CompCord at Drom
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DROM is close enough to the Magic Theater of Steppenwolf. It’s in …
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
3 June 2018
Still jetlagged from time in Beijing, 12 time zones away from New York.
I wake up at 2am or 3am and start thinking about music. At the moment, it’s rap music.
By eliminating or marginaizing pitch, the hiphop artists allow for …