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George Crumb

Teaching, Learning, Experience (III)

Tony Woodcock | Posted 04.30.2013 | College
Tony Woodcock

Concert programmers, teaching artists , armies of program annotators, and museums with their rental headsets believe that audiences today lack experience and confidence in approaching an art work.

Astoria Characters: The Saw Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Does Natalia Paruz's tune come from heaven or hell? It emanates from a saw -- the carpenter's tool that's used to cut wood.

The Kronos Quartet: More on the Classical-World Music Connection (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

It did not occur to me when I referenced the "venerable Kronos Quartet" in an earlier blog, that I would run into David Harrington, founder and musical director of the Quartet, a few weeks later.

This weekend's featured events: CU-Boulder fêtes avant garde composer George Crumb

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the world of 20th-century composition, George Crumb stands alone. Known for reimagining the roles of instruments in the modern orchestra and freein...