Backward and Forward in Schoenberg’s String Trio: Masterworks, Milestones, and Memories
Jennifer Iverson, an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Chicago, explores Schoenberg's String Trio in this fascinating article complete with audio and video examples.
It's Not Just Intonation!
In his fourth string quartet, Ben Johnston employs Just Intonation, a method of tuning that takes advantage of the natural properties of sound. This technique allows for different variants of the same pitch while creating a distinctively pure and open tone. Get to know some of the basics of Just Intonation through this short, animated flip-book.
Concerts featuring new music are made possible, in part, by the Howard Gilman Foundation, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, and The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
Alexandra du Bois’s Heron. Rain. Blossom. for Flute, Clarinet, Viola, and Cello (2020) is made possible, in part, by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.