Today’s cultural moment

May 26, 2022

In honor of the birthday of American composer William Bolcom (b. 1938), here is “The Graceful Ghost Rag,” played by Gabrielle Chou. 


Today’s cultural moment

October 28, 2021

American composer William Bolcom wrote “Graceful Ghost” in 1970 in memory of his father. The pianist in this performance is Barron Ryan.


Happy birthday, Bill

May 26, 2019

American composer and pianist William Bolcom (b. 1938) wrote “Lime Jello Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise” in 1980 for his wife and collaborator, Joan Morris, and the two of them have been performing it together ever since.


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