Monthly Archives: April 2012

What is Happening Now Part II – European Spiritual Minimalism

European Spiritual Minimalism Henryk Górecki (of Poland) and Arvo Pärt (from Estonia) are two European composers who picked up the mantle of minimalism and used it to make works with a decidedly different tone from what was happening in America. … Continue reading

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Special Series: What is Happening Now Part I – Background

It just so happens that every student I am working with this semester has asked me the exact same question – What is happening now in Classical music? I usually respond by giving a vague spiel about “looking for authenticity” … Continue reading

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