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10 Musical Gems from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Massive Image Archive

Friday, May 30, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has been digitizing its vast archives, and this month released for download the first installment on its website.

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Q2 Music

David Lang Hosts 'The Dissonant Show'

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Composer David Lang hosts a two-part series that explores how the breakthroughs of musical abstraction in the years 1910 to 1925 have found renewed voice in the music of today. Music of Julia Wolfe, Arnold Schoenberg and Glenn Branca.

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New York Now

Listen: Arnold Schoenberg and Morton Feldman

Saturday, March 02, 2013

On Monday, Mar. 4, Q2 Music will record Dissonant Abstraction: Arnold Schoenberg and Morton Feldman live from the Museum of Modern Art. The audio will be archived for on-demand listening on this page soon after the concert.

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Unpacking the Greatest Gift to 20th-Century Music

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Abstraction wrested music from the polarity of major and minor keys and Romantic-era emotions. Blogger David Patrick Stearns deconstructs the watershed years of 1910-1925.

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Reinventing Music: 1910-1925

Monday, December 17, 2012

Q2 Music has been invited to curate a dynamic, innovative sound chamber as part of The Museum of Modern Art’s multidisciplinary exhibition examining the rise of abstract art, Inventing Abstraction: 1910-1925. Stream the complete playlist on-demand. 

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Exploring Music

Too Darn Big

Monday, December 17, 2012

This week Exploring Music is ascending some of the most colossal musical mountains in existence: works such as Schoenberg's Gurrelieder and Havergal Brian's Gothic Symphony, which are (usually) too big to program on the show.

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Exploring Music

Too Darn Big

Monday, January 30, 2012

This week Exploring Music is ascending some of the most colossal musical mountains in existence: works such as Schoenberg's Gurrelieder and Havergal Brian's Gothic Symphony, which are (usually) too big to program on the show.

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Studio 360

Interiors, Color, Harmony

Saturday, May 17, 2003

Kurt Andersen and the jazz pianist Fred Hersch explore the rules of harmony in music — and color, and shape. Sara Fishko explains how Arnold Schoenberg blew open the sonic palette of classical music. And an interior designer achieves balance with a zillion competing patterns.

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Studio 360

Schoenberg

Saturday, May 17, 2003

Schoenberg

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Studio 360

Schoenberg and the Classical Revolution

Saturday, December 21, 2002

The beginning of the 20th century was an era of revolution, and that’s true too of classical music. Twentieth-century composition went through a gigantic harmonic shift, and Arnold Schoenberg was at the heart of it.

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