Eric Salzman: Composer, Author, Music Theater Innovator


New Releasings

Labor Records in collaboration with Naxos is releasing a series of recordings of my work covering more than half a century! The most recent release is "Jukebox in the Tavern of Love" paired with a new work by Meredith Monk. "The Nude Paper Sermon" and "Wiretap" is a double album containing no fewer than five works; see below for details. "Civilization & its Discontents" is a words-and-music collaboration with Michael Sahl. More information, reviews and ordering (physical or digital editions) is available below or by going to Labor Records.

Jukebox in the Tavern of Love Nude Paper Sermon - Wiretap Civilization Discontents

Colloquium on The New Music Theater

The Center for Contemporary Opera will present a Colloquium on The New Music Theater based on the publication by Oxford University Press of the book with the same title by Thomas Desi and Eric Salzman. This event will feature both authors plus a panel consisting of Rinde Eckert, Steven Osgood, Diane Wondisford and Grethe Holby (also possibly Meremith Monk).

8:00pm at The Cell, 338 W. 23rd St., New York.

Press Release (PDF)

Date Posted // December 10, 2008
In Categories // Events, News, The New Music Theater, Writings

The New Music Theater Published by Oxford University Press

Eric Salzman’s book, The New Music Theatre: Hearing the Body, Seeing the Voice, co-authored with Thomas Desi, has recently been published by Oxford University Press. Amazingly, it’s the first book to cover the field of experimental and innovative music theater as it has developed over the years. You can buy it from Amazon or through any book store.

Date Posted // November 06, 2008
In Categories // News, The New Music Theater, Writings

Salzman’s Latest Book, The New Music Theater, to be Released

Eric Salzman’s new book, The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body, co-authored with Thomas Dési, is slated for release on October 29, 2008 by Oxford University Press.

Date Posted // October 01, 2008
In Categories // News, The New Music Theater, Writings