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Used Bin Troll Tweets EE.

Among the most elusive string quartet works imaginable.

Used Bin Troll Tweets EE.

Among the most elusive string quartet works imaginable.

A Catalogue of Darknesses, Part 1.

What better way to greet a new year, or indeed any year, month, week, or day, than to obsess over works of melancholy?

A Catalogue of Darknesses, Part 1.

What better way to greet a new year, or indeed any year, month, week, or day, than to obsess over works of melancholy?

String Theory 25: 12 Quartets, etc.

Sani has set himself the task of responding to Rothko’s work. Clearly it’s not possible to replicate the canvasses’ images with music, but it is possible to present forms and shapes that reflect Rothko’s expansive vision and bold color fields.

String Theory 25: 12 Quartets, etc.

Sani has set himself the task of responding to Rothko’s work. Clearly it’s not possible to replicate the canvasses’ images with music, but it is possible to present forms and shapes that reflect Rothko’s expansive vision and bold color fields.

String Theory 24: Quartets in Different Intonation (at least 15 of them)

Johnston’s ten string quartets constitute one of the most vital yet obscure series in the latter half of the 20th century.

String Theory 24: Quartets in Different Intonation (at least 15 of them)

Johnston’s ten string quartets constitute one of the most vital yet obscure series in the latter half of the 20th century.

Tips for Prospective Artists

It seems like you’re trying to get us to cover your album and don’t know us, so here are a few suggestions to get you started.

Tips for Prospective Artists

It seems like you’re trying to get us to cover your album and don’t know us, so here are a few suggestions to get you started.

Unsolicited Remarks

Even after bumping into derivatives and less artful followers, Lachenmann’s original acerbic brittleness still delights after a long absence.

Unsolicited Remarks

Even after bumping into derivatives and less artful followers, Lachenmann’s original acerbic brittleness still delights after a long absence.

Used Bin Troll Tweets DD.

Pairing Gershwin and Berg is absolutely brilliant.

Used Bin Troll Tweets DD.

Pairing Gershwin and Berg is absolutely brilliant.

Mostly Symphonies 32.

It becomes a bit of a game to guess what lies around the corner, like anticipating whether a rogue chef might festoon a sweet dessert with chopped parsley.

Mostly Symphonies 32.

It becomes a bit of a game to guess what lies around the corner, like anticipating whether a rogue chef might festoon a sweet dessert with chopped parsley.

Observations on the Hammerklavier Slow Movement

Beethoven’s Hammerklavier sonata as a whole, and its third movement in particular, has always elicited mournful superlatives from commentators.

Observations on the Hammerklavier Slow Movement

Beethoven’s Hammerklavier sonata as a whole, and its third movement in particular, has always elicited mournful superlatives from commentators.

Mostly Symphonies 31.

It is regrettable that late 19th-century American music is routinely ignored, or treated as a provincial curiosity, when entire generations were trained in Europe.

Mostly Symphonies 31.

It is regrettable that late 19th-century American music is routinely ignored, or treated as a provincial curiosity, when entire generations were trained in Europe.