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  • Alan Pierson on Alarm Will Sound's 1969

    On March 10, Alarm Will Sound performs its 1969. A performance in words, music, and images, "1969" tells the story of great musicians—Leonard Bernstein, Luciano Berio, Karlheinz Stockhausen, The Beatles, and Yoko Ono—striving for a new music and a new world amidst the turmoil of the late 1960s. Here, Alan Pierson—Artistic Director and Conductor of Alarm Will Sound—explains the genesis and the development of the piece.