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2005 Stories by Kyle Gann

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  • Rock Happens

    published November 29, 2005

    Music moves through repetition. Through music repetition moves. Repetition moves music through. Through repetition moves music. It's easier in... More >>

  • Reconstructing the Universe

    published September 6, 2005

    In his 1954 biography of Charles Ives, Henry Cowell told the world that Ives's largest score, his Universe Symphony, was an incomplete and... More >>

  • Photographs of Songs

    published July 5, 2005

    Anybody seen the line between classical music and pop lately? I can't seem to locate it. In the '80s, composers and incipient rock stars played in... More >>

  • The World in Little Bits

    published May 17, 2005

    Recently a young composer, analyzing a post-minimalist piece by William Duckworth, asked me what the piece meant. There are plausible... More >>

  • Disorient Express

    published February 15, 2005

    Eric Richards is the same age as La Monte Young and Steve Reich, but until his January 21 retrospective at Lotus Music & Dance, he was no more... More >>

  • 200 Billion Years Ago

    published January 18, 2005

    I have long predicted that the orchestra will someday be replaced by the acoustic chamber ensemble augmented by electronics. The way my luck with... More >>

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