Celebrating Crumb

Crumb scorehttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/11/arts/music/george-crumb-90th-birthday.html

We begin what I hope will be a oceanic wave of homages to George Crumb, who is turning 90 years old. When I was very young, he was among the living composers who ignited my love of newly composed music belonging to our time. Somehow he was both ancient and utterly futuristic. I thank the teacher who first pointed me to him, Dr. Mary Wennerstrom, at Indiana University. It has been the love of a lifetime.

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