©2018 by Michael Adelson

Not Dancing in Stockholm: What do Conductors Really Do?

Essay for the general reader

Do This and Something Will Happen: How to Think Like a Conductor

Book (in progress)

Notes on Symphony no. 3: Endings as Beginnings

On the enigmatic work of Charles Jones

George Gershwin: An Artist in a State of Transition 

On the "Cuban Overture"

Appalachian Spring: It Sounds Great. It's Even Better.

On Copland's most accomplished ballet score.

A Mountain, a Knife, and a Fork

Traversing Richard Strauss's "Eine Alpensinfonie"