Category: Music

Wagner and the Jews

My essay Wagner and the Jews is available to read now in Mosaic.

In Memoriam, Milton Babbitt

I remember the sense of shock that I felt upon hearing of Milton Babbitt’s death last Saturday. He was a very old man, and had been ill for a long time; so why should I have been shocked? Perhaps it is because of my memory of the last time that I saw him, about two […]