Happy (belated) Thanksgiving! Here are a few pieces of music journalism to consider as you finish up those leftovers.
From T Magazine, pairing Josh Bell with Champagne http://nyti.ms/1MQNz1E
From The Monthly, has the art of listening been lost? (This author argues yes.) https://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2015/october/1443621600/anna-goldsworthy/lost-art-listening
From the New York Times, a review of Pittsburgh-based Music on the Edge's New York debut http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/26/arts/music/review-music-on-the-edge-makes-its-new-york-debut.html?emc=eta1&_r=0
From the Detroit Free Press, an assessment of the world premiere of Tod Machover's "Symphony in D," commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra http://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/arts/mark-stryker/2015/11/20/symphony-d-proves-uplifting/76113300/
From the New York Times, a profile of the composer Andrew Norman, who is finding new paths for symphonic music http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/arts/music/andrew-norman-on-loving-star-wars-and-pushing-musical-boundaries.html