Steel Hammer Review — New York Times

by Allan Kozinn
December 22, 2009

Concert Review, Published in the November 22, 2009 issue of the New York Times

“Most listeners accept it as a given that folk song has been a powerful influence on composers of art music, from the authors of the parody Masses of the 1500s through Haydn, Beethoven and Bartok to Aaron Copland and George Crumb. Often composers drawn to folk melodies either provide accompaniments in their own styles or simply allude to them, weaving strands of their musical DNA into larger structures.”


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