In case you missed it
#15 • 07.07.2016
Hold music and dance music with the choreographer Mark Morris.
#81 • 23.11.2017
Jessica Ekomane believes in mistakes.
#24 • 22.09.2016
An interview with the composer Jüri Reinvere, on a musical life in the orbit of Ingmar Bergman and Käbi Laretei.
#101 • 19.04.2018
Composers who don’t feel jealous of Kendrick Lamar.
#83 • 07.12.2017
In issue #83, calls to treat artists as human beings.
#06 • 31.03.2016
Two graphic designers on new classical album covers.
Video of the Week
We love classical music fan fiction, and wish there was more of it out there. Here’s an exemplary video interpretation of John Cage’s extended correspondence with Pierre Boulez, where they marveled at the similarities in their compositional techniques. Also featuring mushrooms (Cage), a baguette (Boulez), penises (both), and dildos (?).
Audio of the Week
You can’t really learn perfect pitch. But editor Jeffrey Arlo Brown got sold on the idea by a tacky website anyway. In Episode 4, he asks why classical music idealizes the “internal ear,” and struggles through exercises of increasing difficulty. (The series begins here.)