Music, Modernism, and the Twilight of the Elites

By now it is becoming hard to remember that, at the peak of its popularity and influence, classical music carried with it an undeniable intellectual and even moral authority, qualities which would rub off on composers and performers such as Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Albert Schweitzer, Pierre Boulez, Van Cliburn and Igor Stravinsky, all of […]

John Halle

John Halle is the Director of Studies in Music Theory and Practice at Bard College. His CD, Interludes and Outrages, will be out from Innova this winter.