Classical Music

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Björk Just Explained Why She’s Releasing a Book of Sheet Music

The Icelandic artist takes "a soft feminist stance" in a letter that also includes the track list for '34 Scores for Piano, Organ, Harpsichord and Celeste.'
Emerson Rosenthal
5.16.17
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Watching Candy Melt in Reverse to Classical Music Is the Best

Mass-produced sweets get a fiery death to Vivaldi in a fun little short by Erwin Trummer.
Beckett Mufson
3.30.17
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Jeff Mills Announces New Album, 'Planets'

The techno stalwart said that album will be an “electronic classical” concept record.
Krystal Rodriguez
1.12.17
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Carl Craig Fuses Techno and Classical Music in New Album, ‘Versus’

"'Versus' is my desire and dream come true to have my music interpreted by an orchestra.”
Krystal Rodriguez
12.8.16
Art

Improv Dancer Lil Buck Jooks His Way Past the Art World’s Finest

The well-known Jooker glides past all-star paintings inside a Frank Gehry art venue.
Diana Shi
12.4.16
Performance

Elizabeth Peyton and Marching Church Put the Pain Back in Painting

Inside: proof that painting, classical music, and rock 'n' roll aren't dead.
Beckett Mufson
8.30.16
Music

Vivaldi’s "The Four Seasons" Meets Electropop and Painted Visuals

British composer Anna Meredith recontextualizes Everybody knows the mega-famous concerto. But not like this.
Kara Weisenstein
6.6.16
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Kate Simko Makes Room on the Dancefloor for an Orchestra on Her New Ensemble LP

Simko gave up a normal career producing floor-fillers to challenge herself and explore new horizons.
Alexander Iadarola
5.4.16
Music

This Synth Lets Anyone Compose Just Like Bach

Meet Luisa Pereira’s Counterpointer, a synth that creates three-voice melodies according to the rules of counterpoint.
Gabrielle Bruney
3.13.16
Music

Revolutionary Recording Techniques Are Bringing Bach Back

One contemporary classical musician's electronic counterfeit of Bach's fugues.
Abby Ronner
1.18.16
Music

Projection Mapping in a Concert Hall Brings Dvořák's Music to Life

Ol' Antonín's never looked this good.
Anya Tchoupakov
10.2.15
Art

Waltz with 5,000 Glowing Plexiglass Blades

Piano music splinters into a hypnotic, glassy dance in Fabien Oefner's latest work, 'Field of Sound.'
Sami Emory
5.7.15
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