Identity Politics and Experimental Music with George E. Lewis

Episode 107 of Sound Expertise

What happens when classical music takes seriously the work of Black avant-garde composers? What would a creolized musical world look like? And what is the relationship between scholarship and music-making? A conversation with George E. Lewis, Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University.

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A written transcript of this episode is available here; many, many thanks to Andrew Dell’Antonio for volunteering to prepare transcripts for the show!

Stay tuned for Episode 108, coming next Tuesday, September 8: an interview with Marian Wilson Kimber on elocution and American women making music!