Composer Courtney Bryan

ICYMI — Composer Courtney Bryan has been awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Grant — WRTI has this report.

We mourn the death of Jazz great Carla Bley.  Her varied and prolific output included the sprawling jazz opera “Escalator Over The Hill.”  Listen on NPR. 

An important new book The Cambridge Companion to Amy Beach, is coming soon in print, but already here in electronic format! This is an excellent collection of essays on Beach’s life, music and reception, edited by E. Douglas Bomberger.

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