Author Archives: peter rosser writer composer
What have music impresarios Sergey Diaghilev, Malcolm McLaren and Simon Cowell got in common? – and what sets them apart? asks Peter Rosser. http://journalofmusic.com/focus/cash-chaos
Where did it all go right – and wrong – for Michael Jackson, asks Peter Rosser. http://journalofmusic.com/focus/resistible-demise-michael-jackson
http://journalofmusic.com/criticism/i-wanna-riot-my-own A new collection of essays suggests that Punk is best described as a cultural movement that doesn’t move: it is a moment, a punctuation mark, an animal urge, occurring without unity of purpose or logic.
Peter Rosser listens to jazz trio the Bad Plus’ take on The Rite of Spring, and wonders what more can be done with Stravinsky’s beloved work. http://journalofmusic.com/focus/untrammeled-freedom