Posts filed under ‘Review’

The Zodiac Suite by Mary Lou Williams

Ryan Banagale on a recent arrangement and performance of Mary Lou Williams’ Zodiac Suite.

Continue Reading January 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm 4 comments

Brian Wilson Reimagines Rhapsody in Blue

Ryan Banagale offers some thoughts on the recently released _Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin_ album. Surprise, surprise: The conversation quickly turns towards _Rhapsody in Blue_.

Continue Reading August 23, 2010 at 10:12 pm 5 comments

Paul McCartney’s Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Concert

Ryan Raul Bañagale blogs on the Library of Congress’s 2010 Gershwin Prize winner Paul McCartney, the concert in his honor, and the un-honored collaborative process that made his most beloved songs possible.

Continue Reading July 30, 2010 at 8:10 am 4 comments

Guest Blog by Lincoln Ballard: Review of the 2010 Pop Conference at Experience Music Project

Reporting from his hometown of Seattle, guest blogger, Lincoln Ballard, reviews the 2010 Pop Conference at Experience Music Project. This year’s theme was “The Pop Machine: Music + Technology.”

Continue Reading April 26, 2010 at 7:38 am 6 comments

The Fisk Op. 46 Organ Celebration Series at Harvard

Ryan Raul Banagale reviews one recital in a series of organ concerts at Harvard’s Memorial Church celebrating the instrument’s impending departure and tells us a little bit about why it is time for its approximately 4,500 pipes to ease on down the road.

Continue Reading November 7, 2009 at 12:20 pm 1 comment

On the paranoid style in the music of They Might Be Giants

Drew ruminates on a favorite group of his.

Continue Reading October 6, 2009 at 11:00 am 3 comments

Harvard Group for New Music; Firebird Ensemble

Drew reviews the Harvard Group for New Music Concert of last weekend; Firebird’s performance of the Origin Cycle of the present week.

Continue Reading April 29, 2009 at 7:55 am 1 comment

Garrett, Struggling to Define a Nation

Drew’s long delayed review of Garrett’s book. Actually, more of a response to part of it.

Continue Reading April 24, 2009 at 8:42 am

Seda Roeder: Mozart/Brahms/Berg

A review of Seda Roeder’s triumphant first recording.

Continue Reading April 21, 2009 at 9:46 am


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