Tag Archives: Lou Harrison

Ojai at Berkeley 2015

Last month the 70-year-old Ojai Music Festival came to Berkeley for the fifth consecutive time, bringing with it a wealth of talent, great music, and mind-boggling performances. This year I was invited for a second time to be part of … Continue reading

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Staying in tune

The equal-tempered scale, where the octave is divided into twelve equal chromatic steps, has dominated western music for over a century. We have been made to believe that its use has been standard since times of Bach, but actually its … Continue reading

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