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Accidental purist

In one of Karlheinz Stockhausen's weirdest creations, the ensemble is instructed to "play a sound with the certainty that you have an infinite amount of time and space." Stephen Drury doesn't mind that so much. But fasting for four days? "No."
Stephen Drury takes on Stockhausen
By MATT PARISH  |  February 18, 2009
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Wintry mix

There are so many interesting and unusual musical happenings this week, it's almost more than this little column can bear.
No Triangle, Subliminal Sessions, and the New Music Festival
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  January 26, 2009
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Classical shebang

Ain’t nothing’s free — but leave it to the troublemakers at New England Conservatory to kick that idea into last century.

Stephen Drury's modernity


By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 22, 2008
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Beyond illbient

When I get DJ Spooky on the phone a week ago Tuesday, he’s fresh home in New York City from Antarctica.
DJ Spooky goes global
By JON GARELICK  |  January 14, 2008
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Environmental issues

For the better part of the last 15 years, local artist, organizer, and composer Jed Speare has been an integral member of Boston’s artistic community.
The Sound Works of Jed Speare
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  November 27, 2007
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Making it new

The avant-garde ain’t what it used to be.
Ballet mécanique in Washington, the Callithumpians’ Xenakis, Mark Morris in New York and Boston, Yo-Yo Ma at the BSO, Harbison’s But Mary Stood
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 21, 2006