Why “Avant-Garde?”

There are those awkward moments – first dates, first grad school seminars, standing around at a conference mixer uncomfortably trying to find something to talk about not related to work or politics – when the question of musical taste invariably arises: “So what kind...

Episode 1 Playlist: Moondrunk

Arnold Schoenberg, String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10, IV – Entrückung (Sehr Langsam), New Vienna String Quartet, with Evelyn Lear The Complete String Quartets, Philips Classics ‎– 289 464 046-2   Arnold Schoenberg, Pierrot Lunaire, Part I, Anja Silja, with the 20th...