Was Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun the awakening of Modernism?

This semester I have been taking a Music History seminar are music of the 20th century with an emphasis on war and peace. I thought for this month’s analysis we would take a look at the historical analysis, instead of a theoretical lens. Pierre Boulez described Debussy’s orchestral work “Prélude à L’Après-midi d’un Faune” asContinue reading “Was Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun the awakening of Modernism?”

Solo Flute Repertoire: Bach, Ibert, Honegger, and Hindemith

On May 13, 2020, I gave my first ‘recital’ as a Masters student. My recital was initially planned for April 1st and the repertoire was WAY different I had a lot of chamber music programmed that couldn’t happen given the COVID-19 pandemic – all the music learned in my recital was done in less thanContinue reading “Solo Flute Repertoire: Bach, Ibert, Honegger, and Hindemith”