Edward T. Cone: Not Theory, Practice…

Frank J. Oteri visits the home of Edward T. Cone Wednesday, January 22, 2003—Noon Princeton, NJ Videotaped and Transcribed by Randy Nordschow Composition as Criticism and Criticism as Composition Writing About Music vs. Writing Music How Music is Born and Popular Recognition On Music Theory Is Anything Beyond Analysis? On Performances Is Analysis and Criticism […]

Music takes Center Stage at the Oscars

From the opening nostalgic film montage set to Copland‘s Fanfare for the Common Man to the climactic moment when Chicago was named Best Picture, this year’s Academy Awards ceremony demonstrated how music has been fundamental to the development of cinema


Friends, colleagues, Today is another one of those days – which seem to be coming with altogether too much frequency – where we might question the relevance of our art and the subjects discussed here to what goes on in the world. It seems our most proud historical and cultural foundations are being usurped. In […]