Crescent Journal is a platform for fiction and nonfiction, arts criticism and poetry.
We welcome new and exciting writing from those associated with the Crescent Arts Centre and from those who want to join in the exchange of ideas from further afield.
Brian Ferneyhough and the ‘avant-garde experience’
Essay on Brian Ferneyhough in Perspectives of New Music
For All Ages
Since its invention in the eighteenth century, the string quartet has proved one of the most resilient forms, continuously reinvented and repurposed for changing times. Having just completed a new string quartet of his own, composer Peter Rosser reflects on the medium’s consistent allure.
Peter Rosser finds how American folk music revivals have been bound to the country’s social history