Posts in Field Reports
Elizabeth Brown’s Rural Electrification, a 55-minute piece for voice, theremin, and recorded sound, chronicles a young girl’s adjustment to the electrical age.
Two pillars of the local music scene, Wayne Horvitz and Tom Baker, are cooking up new projects that bring improvisers into the concert hall.
A lack of venues is preventing the city from revitalizing its once-healthy jazz scene.
Last September, they began as a freshman seminar in computer music; in May, they took the stage as the Princeton Laptop Orchestra.
The Paul Taylor Dance Company premieres a new work set to music by Morton Feldman.
For the third annual Syracuse International Film and Video Festival, the Syracuse Society for new Music brought the music of the movies to the foreground with live performances played to background film clips.
Are conservative attitudes in politics and religion filtering down into the arts?
Ten composers stitch together new settings of traditional American songs into a cohesive set.
In possession of a digital sample library that numbers in the tens of thousands, The Books create music with a distinct identity, formed, in a gratifying paradox, from other people’s voices.
The Kronos: Live Mix festival brought the famed quartet to Carnegie Hall for a six-concert smorgasbord.