Interesting Times, no. 4: Mysteries of the Macabre, Part 2

In this mini-series of articles written for the Ligeti Transylvanian festival on a program about war, death, destruction, and transformation in classical music, I explored works by Stravinsky, Crumb, Daugherty, and Ligeti. This is the second installation, which features Crumb's Black Angels. George Crumb (b. 1929) wrote his arresting Black Angels, Thirteen…
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