“No Longer New” Music

All too often when new work ceases to be new, it resides in a cast-off limbo, no longer welcome at the table with the new and not yet embraced by the avatars of the tried and true.

By Any Means Necessary?

If you’re writing music without getting compensated, are you: (1) a victim; (2) an opportunist scab; (3) a smart gambler; or (4) all of the above?

Missed Opportunities

What happens when you actually take the time to stop to listen to something without worrying about whether or not it conforms to your expectations?

Don’t Stop

There have been calls for abolishing the piano, recordings, and analysis on these pages recently; now Frank suggests eliminating intermissions.