Â¿Â¡You liked the Stucky?!
from Sunday, November4th of the year2007.
A really quick post ““ two articles worth reading: In the Guardian, Steven Stucky talking about American and British new music
& up in the Times:
An article by Bernard “K-Flex” Holland about how he prepares to attend and subsequently review premieres of new pieces. What’s kind of great about it is that he articulates something I think we all, as audiences of new music, feel, which is that people actually have to listen to this stuff, so it had better be awesome. He then goes on to make stranger points about Haydn and stuff.
November 6th, 2007 at 12:07 am
Had Bernie really said “people actually have to listen to this stuff, so it had better be awesome”, I wouldn’t have winced quite as often. I mean, true ‘nuf, but I just hope he can “be grateful” for his music critic job.
November 24th, 2007 at 3:38 pm
Consider a commission for the Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble vcme.org
December 6th, 2007 at 5:46 pm
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