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Music is Hard 57: Size

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This week, we are inspired by the recent premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s gargantuan Mittwoch aus Licht. Why did it take so long to be premiered? How do we think about works that flirt with the border between “impossible” and “really, really hard”?

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Timothy Rutherford-Johnson: Mittwoch—the Reviews”

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SoundNotion 82: Rachel Makes Us Look Bad

On this week’s SoundNotion #FoTS Rachel Yoder makes us feel lazy taking time off from being a performer, communications director and writer to join the panel. We talk impossible music, sexist pigs, Art of Fugue (FROM MEMORY!) and Stockhausen’s giant ego.


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SoundNotion 60: I Dare You Not to Cry

This week FoTS Matt Schoendorff joins the panel to discuss sound masses, the most interesting Polish man in the world, big female lists, quiting trombones, Greenwood, helicopters in opera and not crying over spilled cello.


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