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Lou Harrison and Cultural Fusion on NPR

While the present-day conflation of the arts with instruments for social justice is dangerously overdrawn, some musical experiences

The Brevard Project: Orchestras, American Roots, and Appropriation

George Shirley, at the Brevard Festival, tells two Roland Hayes stories — Hayes being thrown out of a shoestore

Toradze Memorial Concert

The recent Alexander Toradze Memorial Concert, featuring more than a dozen pianists, is now accessible online here.  In addition to

Did Kurt Weill “Look Back”?

My favorite recording of any Kurt Weill song – as I have occasion to remark at the close

Kurt Weill’s Immigrant Odyssey on NPR

Kurt Weill, a refugee from Nazi Germany, turned himself into one of Broadway’s leading composers – an amazing