Miles Davis

Spinning on Air

Mid-Century Modern Music

Sunday, April 17, 2011

In the mid-20th Century, modernist influences on the fields of architecture, and furniture, graphic, and industrial design resulted in chairs, films, and homes that combined innovation, practicality, and beauty. What is the musical equivalent of mid-century modern design? David Garland finds some examples.

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New Sounds

Nightmusic I

Thursday, February 24, 2011

From Mozart to Bartok, there’s a long tradition of music about nighttime.  We’ll hear some contemporary works that suggest the darkness, the stillness, the unsettled dreams and mixed emotions that people associate with the night.  Hear works by John Corigliano, George Crumb, Brian Eno, Raphael Mostel, and others.


Selected Shorts

A Literary Mixtape

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Two tales of urgency and change, inspired by music.



Miles And Miles

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

John Schaefer plays referee in Miles Vs Miles

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