In this episode, Dave and Andrew discuss a Pulitzer winner that has so fallen out of the repertoire that there is no commercially available recording. But that doesn't mean there aren't interesting things to learn about the state of music in the late 1970s! For example, why was there an extra meeting of the jury, and did all the members participate in the deliberations? Listen to find out! 

 

If you'd like more information about Richard Wernick, we recommend:

  1. This interview with Wernick from 2021 with the Network for New Music
  2. Michael Rose's dissertation "Unity in diversity: the synthesis of compositional approaches in Richard Wernick's Vision of terror and wonder"
  3. Bruce Duffie's interview with Wernick

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