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21st Century Perspectives -- Amram & Bernstein

1 July 2022
RSF commissioned David Amram to set two poems by his old friend Jack Kerouac, celebrating the Kerouac Centenary, scored for voice and two guitars. Hear them on September 10 at St. John’s in the Village, an opening event for The Village Trip. They …
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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 …
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recent concerts: Scott Wheeler and Paul Salerni

23 November 2021
A modernist composer joined a music composition faculty, but not without first being interviewed by a minimalist already on the faculty. Minimalist: –We understand you’re a modernist and we’re OK with that. Modernist: –Thank you …
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Agustín Castilla-Ávila's Hazm setting

4 November 2021
Agustín Castilla-Ávila’s “True Love is Not a Flower” see http://www.muslimphilosophy.com/hazm/dove/chp4-7.html Agustín Castilla-Ávila’s music often sets into motion something that I’ve come to think of as instrumental …
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루프를 기반으로 한 음악들

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 …
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La Musique en Boucle

23 June 2021
La Musique en Boucle John Chang sur Seungmin Cha En 2010, j’ai rencontré Seungmin Cha pour la première fois, une joueuse de daegeum (flûte traversière en bambou d’origine coréenne) qui recevait une bourse gouvernementale d’échange culturel …
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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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