Articles by Year: La Folia, 2004.

Random Noise 8: You Are an Audiophile

You are an audiophile. And there’s nothing to apologize for. Nothing!

Random Noise 8: You Are an Audiophile

You are an audiophile. And there’s nothing to apologize for. Nothing!

No Longer and Not Yet

Some of us have hobbyhorses; French serialist Jean Barraqué (1928-1973) is one of mine.

No Longer and Not Yet

Some of us have hobbyhorses; French serialist Jean Barraqué (1928-1973) is one of mine.

Schoenberg’s “Mis-Handel-ing” and Other Curiosities

We dwell rather on a few monstrous creations by composers who should have known better. Step at your own risk behind a dingy sideshow curtain to gawk at a shelf of specimens in dirty jars.

Schoenberg’s “Mis-Handel-ing” and Other Curiosities

We dwell rather on a few monstrous creations by composers who should have known better. Step at your own risk behind a dingy sideshow curtain to gawk at a shelf of specimens in dirty jars.

Ten Poems

Beth Levin has set two of her own poems, “Brooklyn” and “Sleeping Woman,” to music. They will be performed by mezzo Emily Howard at the Brooklyn Conservatory on September 12, 2004.

Ten Poems

Beth Levin has set two of her own poems, “Brooklyn” and “Sleeping Woman,” to music. They will be performed by mezzo Emily Howard at the Brooklyn Conservatory on September 12, 2004.

The Best Kind of Attitude: TACET

…as a music lover and audiophile (in close to equal measure), I’m here to shout “Eureka!”

The Best Kind of Attitude: TACET

…as a music lover and audiophile (in close to equal measure), I’m here to shout “Eureka!”

A Surprise in ‘Most Every Box

Produced in conjunction with a 1999 Swiss Mariétan exposition, this obscure 1998 Terra Ignota CD documents several installations and projects.

A Surprise in ‘Most Every Box

Produced in conjunction with a 1999 Swiss Mariétan exposition, this obscure 1998 Terra Ignota CD documents several installations and projects.

Two ECM Beauties: Holliger and Lachenmann

No surprise, then, that a few highbrow composers whose methods derive in large measure from Europe’s postwar avant-garde strike an aesthetic posture of one-against-the-middlebrow-many.

Two ECM Beauties: Holliger and Lachenmann

No surprise, then, that a few highbrow composers whose methods derive in large measure from Europe’s postwar avant-garde strike an aesthetic posture of one-against-the-middlebrow-many.

Copland and Me: Two Concerts and a Recording

On Saturday, November 22, 1980, a 14 1/2-hour concert took place at New York City’s Symphony Space on the Upper West Side, one of the first Wall-to-Wall Concerts. Celebrating the 80th birthday (actually November 14) of Aaron Copland, it included works by the birthday boy, as well as from other American composers.

Copland and Me: Two Concerts and a Recording

On Saturday, November 22, 1980, a 14 1/2-hour concert took place at New York City’s Symphony Space on the Upper West Side, one of the first Wall-to-Wall Concerts. Celebrating the 80th birthday (actually November 14) of Aaron Copland, it included works by the birthday boy, as well as from other American composers.

Listening to the Radio. Again.

I really do more than listen to the radio. Sometimes I drive around and listen to the radio.

Listening to the Radio. Again.

I really do more than listen to the radio. Sometimes I drive around and listen to the radio.