Jon Dostal and Matt Potter play radio broadcasters Billy Loney and Dan Druff. They look at Alex Ross’s chapter “Beethoven Was Wrong: Bop, Rock and the Minimalists”, and discover how composers like John Coltrane, Steve Reich and John Cage are related. Do not miss this great show, full of surprises, including a guest appearance by Alex Ross.
Ross, Alex. “Beethoven Was Wrong; Bebop, Rock, and the Minimalists.”
The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Ovens, Tim. “Sonata X for Prepared Piano.” Cage, John.
John Coltrane Quartet. “Impressions.” John Coltrane.
“Piano Suite Opus 25; Menuett.” Schoenberg, Arnold.
Mcmillen, Blair and Gosling, Stephen. “Piano Phase.” Steve Reich