Tag Archives: Philip Glass

August 29

Homage to Philip Glass

This week I’ve been working on an adaptation of a solo violin piece by NYC composer, Jeremiah Bornfield, called¬†Homage to Philip Glass. I’ve been looking for some new solo pieces that are a bit quirky and off the beaten path since live performance is still technically illegal due to the pandemic. It still seems unsafe […]

April 24

Divergent Directions: Music in the Twentieth Century

Music in the twentieth century saw composers moving in multiple directions. Some sought to break free from the strictures of harmony and the conventions of previous periods, while others rejected modernist ideologies. Nearly all composers felt the influence of communist and fascist regimes in Europe, either directly through censorship, or through working in opposition. The […]