Music of the 1960s 01/17/1999 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Music of the 1960s – Leon Botstein Carter, Berio, and the “Events” of 1968 – David Schiff Preghiere [Prayer] (1962) – Bernard Jacobson Paroles Tiseés [Woven Words] (1965) – Bernard Jacobson

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Carter, Berio, and the “Events” of 1968 By David Schiff Written for the concert Music of the 1960s, performed on January 17, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Anyone looking for the musical Zeitgeist of the 1960s (the long 1960s, which extended from Kennedy’s election through Nixon’s resignation) would turn first to the…

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Preghiere [Prayer] (1962) By Bernard Jacobson Written for the concert Music of the 1960s, performed on January 17, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Good things, as everybody knows, come in threes. The whimsical but affectionate birthday dedication of Alban Berg’s Chamber Concerto to his teacher Arnold Schoenberg allusively hints that such good…

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Paroles Tiseés [Woven Words] (1965) By Bernard Jacobson Written for the concert Music of the 1960s, performed on January 17, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Chopin died in 1849. For more than one hundred years after that, despite a glorious creative tradition going back to the polyphonic masters of the sixteenth century,…

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