Reading Room

The New York Times: Allan Kozinn – Holding Onto a Niche, Very Firmly

NPR: Anastasia Tsioulcas – “Steve Reich: Music we Love”

“Steve Reich: Music We Love” – Part discussion, part retrospective, part greatest-hits playlist (with audio!)

New Music Box – Alexandra Gardner: “Don’t Call Me When I’m Driving”

“Don’t Call Me When I’m Driving” – The role of “quiet headspace” in the creative process

Sequenza 21: “Life is Hectic; Missy Mazzoli Keeps Me Interested”

Discussing Dissolve, O my Heart, among other Mazzoli-related things

New Music Box, Brian Sacawa: “Sounds Heard” – Thoughts on PRISM Quartet—Dedication

Interview by Deutsche Welle with Steve Reich at Beethoven Fest: “I’ve Learned Absolutely Nothing” from Beethoven.”,,15419743,00.html; reprinted in artsjournal  –

American Composers Forum: Sara Klemp – Dancing Songs: A Conversation

Thirteen Ways: eighth blackbird’s blog – Should Hard Music Sound Hard?

SFist: Cedric Westphal – SFist Interviews: “Heart of a Soldier” composer Christopher Theofanidis

The Wall Street Journal – Cultural Conversation: Barbara Jepson – A Modern-Day Diaghilev

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