When you think about the holidays, do you ever think about new music?
The media keeps running stories about the death of the compact disc; these are the same sages who killed off the LP, as well as all of classical music, a few years back.
Too many people make excuses for not listening as well as for not making their voices heard.
I have a particular peeve with the popular malapropism of the word “song” to connote any piece of music.
When confronted with names of people I’d never heard of in the voting booth this morning, I suddenly felt a kinship with the imaginary folks in so many classical music critics’ articles who feel bewildered by unfamiliar names in a record store or on a concert program.
When does early music really end?
Music is ultimately more valuable than politics.
An interview with the author of Settling Scores: German Music, Denazification, and The Americans, 1945-1953.
Can you call yourself a composer if no one else does? And why is the performer rather than the composer called the artist in performances and on recordings?