My knowledge of music from the 60s is limited, and I usually don’t have much patience for repetitive melodies, but you can count me as a new fan of Leonard Cohen and his most popular song, “Suzanne.”
Modern concert music
I think the best definition of polyphony that I ever heard was from Arthur Jacobs, who defined it as “the simultaneous combination of two or more melodies to make musical sense.”
Directed by Dev Bondarin and choreographed by Wayne Williams, the show features Sarah Statler, Pierce Gidez, Brittany Silver, Greg Laucella, Lisa Lamothe and Jay Alan Zimmerman as himself.
Twentieth-century classical piano music, such as New Pictures at an Exhibition, for years intimidated Mark Cannon, a dedicated amateur pianist who is a psychiatrist by profession.