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SoundNotion 27: Colonoscopy of a Show

Du Yun joins us this week to talk about attracting younger audiences, Zaha Hadid’s new opera house, and her piece, Visissitudes No. 1.


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Music is Hard 6: Words About Music

This week:
Is it possible to write and talk meaningfully about music? Why does some music writing suck? Why does some music writing transcend? How can we do it better?

Links:
Jan Swafford’s article for Slate “A Grand Tour of Contemporary Music”
Linda Holmes’s article for NPR “The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We’re All Going To Miss Almost Everything”
Alex Ross’s BRILLIANT books The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century and Listen to This

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