Last week, Joan Tower visited the University of Redlands as part of the Frederick Loewe Symposium in American Music. Like many other students in the music department, I never grew tired of the humor and wittiness she brought to every event, whether it was a performance of her music, a panel discussion, or masterclass. As … More Freefalling Through Time
For the past couple of weeks, I have made a habit of burning the candle at both ends in attempts to get work done, yet becoming less and less efficient. I’ve mainly been catching up on reading novels for my Spanish class and composing a horn piece for this Friday’s composition recital. The other night, … More This just isn’t working.
Octet (Eight Lines), by Steve Reich, for string quartet, two pianos, clarinet/bass clarinet, flute/piccolo Nimbus, by Iancu Dumitrescu, for horn, ensemble, and tape Spectrum, by Iancu Dumitrescu, for string quartet