Clarinet Hive - Piazzolla, Harbison, Schuller, Persichetti, Barker, Ziporyn

Podcast: Clarinet Hive

Evan Ziporyn is a composer, bass clarinettist, and has worked as a beekeeper. These interests collide in his piece “Hive”, a wonderful piece for four clarinets based on the sounds and activities of a honey bee hive. With music by … Read More →

Naxos of America releases Class of ’38 in celebration of American composers born in 1938; Includes bonus disc of interviews with Bolcom, Corigliano, Serebrier, Tower, and Wuorinen

“The fierce diversity of the tracks on this compilation is reflective of 20th century music as a whole, with its staggering range of innovation and expression. Discerning listeners will note the presence of such familiar touchstones as minimalism, serialism and … Read More →