Issue 68

Opening Salvo: Falling Into Showtime
Welcome to Copper #68! By the time you read this, the first day of Fall will have passed---and we're approaching Rocky Mountain...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Snobs and Slobs
Here’s a (lightly edited) exchange that took place right after I sent in my “Steve Jobs: the Opera” copy to...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: The Tuesday Night Music Club, Redux
[Our friend, regular Copper columnist and resident right-handed bass player Dan Schwartz has had to undergo surgery to repair a broken right...
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The Audio Cynic: When Sharing Isn't Caring
It is probably evident at this stage of our relationship---and yes, contrary to my curmudgeonly nature, I perversely feel that...
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Quibbles and Bits: John Corigliano: Symphony No. 1
In the world of classical music, you typically need to die before your music gets taken too seriously.  Kind of...
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Twisted Systems: While My Guitars Gently Sleep
Early on in my writing for Copper a few readers asked me to write about my influences. I understood that...
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Vintage Whine: 50 Ways to Read a Record Part 4
In our last installment, we looked at the range of record groove sizes that were used through the years, and...
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Music'al Notes: Cairns
As a child growing up in Glasgow, Scotland, I was, from an early age, an avid reader. At one point...
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Off the Charts: R.E.M.
On October 19, 2018, Craft Recordings will release the box set R.E.M. at the BBC, available in both 8-CD and...
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Hand Picked: The Boys Are Back in Town
If you have ever been to Dublin, Ireland, then you know that Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy casts a long...
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Something Old / Something New: Schubert Symphonies
The past 12 months have seen the release of several important new recordings of Schubert symphonies, two of which are...
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Industry News: Krell Returns
The title of the article is mildly misleading: strictly speaking, Krell never went away. Earlier this year, however, a lot...
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Featured: CEDIA 2018
San Diego is famous as a nice place to live, mostly because of its weather.  Recently, it's become more crowded...
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