Vol. 13, No. 1 & 2 – Spring/Summer 2005

Cover Picture

CONTENTS

IN THIS ISSUE Taking stock of a 20th century genius, 3
BIOGRAPHY: …
Greg Steinke; Leonard Lehrman, 4
BRAVI TO …, 4

An Interview with the Late Alan Hovhaness / Bruce Duffie, 5

LEGATO NOTES
A Fertile Conference Blooms in the Arizona Desert
/ Greg Steinke, 7

LIVE EVENTS
“A Worthy Balance”
/ David Cleary, 11
Happy Birthday, Bernard!
/ David Cleary, 11
He Shall Be Missed
/ Joseph Pehrson, 11
To Glennie, With Love
/ Peter Kroll, 12
Multiverses
/ David Cleary, 12
SideSide with the ACO
/ Peter Kroll, 13
St. Stephens In A Jade Garden
/ Peter Kroll, 14
Grist For Ms. Mills
/ Eugene W. McBride, 14
Tonality Vindicated
/ Melanie Mitrano, 15
An Underground Sellout
/ Peter Kroll, 16
That (Comparative) Wisdom Of Perle's
/ Leo Kraft, 16
Multiple Settings for the Single Reed
/ BLC, 17
Marc Blitzstein at 100
/ Joseph Pehrson, 17
What to Do with a “Sax” Symbol?
/ Joseph Pehrson, 18

DOTTED NOTES
Peter Kroll,
on Harrison Birtwistle, 18
Mark Greenfest,
on Francis Thorne's one opera, Mario and the Magician, 19
B.L.C.,
on Skitch Henderson and the New York Pops, 19

THE PRINTED WORD
Mark N. Grant's The Rise and Fall of the Broadway Musical Barry Drogin, 20

SPEAKING OUT
LETTERS, 21
RECENTLY DEPARTED, 22

RECORDINGS
Stop, Go and Listen! /
Leo Kraft, 24
What Next For Elliot Carter? /
David Cleary, 24
‘Das Reinhard' Shoots For The Microtonal Brass ‘Ring'
/ Joseph Pehrson, 25
Some “Finely Developed Chamber Music”
/ David Cleary, 25
A Few Odd Notes Among the Beauties
/ Leonard Lehrman, 26

RECENT RELEASES, 26
COMPOSER INDEX, 26
QUESTIONNAIRE, 27
BULLETIN BOARD, 29
PUZZLE PAGE, 30/31