School of music
Thinking Aloud
Utah Symphony Director Keith Lockhart on the Music of George Crumb
Members of the Utah Symphony Orchestra performed music by George Crumb and his son David Crumb on March 14 at BYU. Guests for this interview are Utah Symphony Music Director Keith Lockhart and composer Stephen Jones, Dean of the BYU College of Fine Arts and Communications. The topic ranges from the musical art of George Crumb specifically to more general concerns such as the educational role of symphonies and the varying degrees of public receptiveness to the new, the experimental, and the avant garde. Program features: Keith Lockhart, conductor Gerald Elias, violin GEORGE CRUMB: Excerpts from "Makrokosmos," DAVID CRUMB: "September Elegy," GEORGE CRUMB: "Ancient Voices of Children"—Original airdate: 3/13/2008

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