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Seeing Red

Author: Stacey Fitzgerald

The onset of the Russian Revolution changed Russian musical style from one that privileged the values and ideals of the aristocrats to one that celebrated the ideals of the Revolution and the...

Posted: February 1, 2018, 10:17 AM

Musical Prodigies: Why We Love Them, and Why We Should Stop

Author: Daniel Gallagher

Audiences are more appreciative of musical prodigies based on their young ages, rather than on their musical complexity and nuance. Gallagher explains the history of the modern idea of the prodigy...

Posted: February 1, 2018, 10:12 AM

When Categories Fail

Author: Josh Sharo

Examining Debussy and the notion of impressionism, Sharo concludes that reducing an entire composer's output to a single stylistic term does a disservice to not only that composer, but to...

Posted: February 1, 2018, 10:05 AM