4-11-11: What Makes Beautiful Music Beautiful?
Markand Thakar is the music director of the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, and he teaches conducting at the Peabody. His new book conducts a philosophical investigation into the source of musical beauty.
This morning he tells Tom Hall what he found while writing Looking for the “Harp” Quartet: An Investigation into Musical Beauty.
Markand Thakar conducts the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra next Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. at Goucher College’s Kraushaar Auditorium. The program includes music by Brahms, Haydn, and Ives. More information here.