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A Thing or Two About a Tune or Two: When Rock Meets Classical

Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry is another rocker-turned-classical worthy of note who’s June release on Deutsche Grammophon features several of the performers mentioned in this original article.  Read the full review from Pitchfork here. The following segment of Fun Friday originally appeared on January 25, 2014. Don’t want to wait until Friday for your dose of classical music […]

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Steve Reich – Big Ears Festival

Back in November I wrote a post regarding my excitement of the New York premiere of Steve Reich’s “Radio Rewrite.” Unable to make the 15-hour trek to NYC myself, I urged others to go so that I might live vicariously through them. Well, this past weekend in addition to experiencing “Radio Rewrite” first-hand, about 2000 of […]

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Big Ears Festival 2014

Big Ears Festival 2014

The Big Ears Festival is taking place in Knoxville, Tennessee March 28th-30th. “Hailed by composer Philip Glass as a “tremendous experience” and Pitchfork as “an inspiration,” The Big Ears Festival brings together musicians and artists who span generations and transcend genres for dozens of concerts along with installations, exhibitions, film screenings, interactive workshops, informative talks, surprise collaborations, […]

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New York Times Counterpoint

No, that isn’t a reference to the Steve Reich piece for solo clarinet and tape; though I hear that Bill Kalinkos gave a stellar performance Saturday with Alarm Will Sound.  I was actually referring to the great piece on counterpoint that Anthony Tommasini, Chief Music Critic for The New York Times, did for the Times’ multimedia […]

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Radiohead and Steve Reich

If you happen to be in New York City November 16, be sure to check out the all-Reich event by Artist-in-Residence Alarm Will Sound at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It includes the New York premiere of Radio Rewrite, the critically acclaimed work that takes two Radiohead songs as its inspiration. Here are the composer’s notes of the […]

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