Through the Years

Articles by Don Robertson

We are in the process of bringing online all of the articles written by Don Robertson over a sixty-year period. As the articles are edited and transferred here, the titles below will turn from black to red, providing a link to the article.

Articles About Music

“What Happened to Good Music?” (1962 unpublished)

“Musical Numerology” (1970 – DoveSong.com)

“The Historic Cycle of Music and Art” (1970, 2016 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“The Lost Art of Listening to Music” (Sonflower Magazine, May 1980)

“Music” (1983)

“About Positive Music” (1997 – DoveSong.com)

Twentieth Century Classical Music (2000)

“What Happened to the Popular Music of the 1950s ” (1998)

“Arnold Schönberg – The Father of Negative Music” (1999 – DoveSong.com)

“The Music of Holy Week” (2000 – DoveSong.com)

“Classical Music in the 21st Century” (2000- DoveSong.com)

“Music – The State of the Art” (2001 – DoveSong.com)

“Dawn – The Making of an Album” (2001 – DonRobertsonMusic.com/DawnMaking.html)

“A Brief Statement about Twentieth-Century Classical Music” (2002)

Facing the Music and New Beginning (“The Scale” 2014)

“Popular Music” (2003 – DoveSong.com)

“If Plants Could Sing – Serenading the Marigolds”

(2005 – Dovesong.com, 2016 Musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“The Genesis of New Age Music” (2005 – DoveSong.com, revised in 2009 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“Atonality and Noise” (2005 – DoveSong.com, revised in 2016 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“The Return to Tonality in Classical Music” (2005 – DoveSong.com, revised in 2016 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“The Ostracism of the Tonal Composers” (2005 – DoveSong.com, revised in 2016 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“The Hero from Across the Sea” (2005 – DoveSong.com)

“Vincent d’Indy’s Tableaux de Voyage” (2005 – Musikproduktion Höflich, Munich Germany)

“Vincent d’Indy’s Istar” (2005 – Musikproduktion Höflich, Munich Germany)

“Vincent d’Indy’s Souvenirs” (2006 – Musikproduktion Höflich, Munich Germany)

“Vincent d’Indy’s Jour d’été” (2006 – Musikproduktion Höflich, Munich Germany)

“Richard Wagner’s Das Liebesverbot” (2006 – Musikproduktion Höflich, Munich Germany)

“Richard Wagner’s Influence on French Culture” (2006)

“Nero Fiddles While Rome Burns” (2010 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“Guy Ropartz – A Truly Forgotten Great Composer” (2010 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“The Destruction of Our Music” (2010 – from The Scale)

“My Choices for the Top Five Western Classical Music Composers of All Time” (2011 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“The Birth of Impressionist Music in 19th-Century France” (c.2016 – Not published)

“The Sacred Choral Music of the Renaissance” unfinished (2016 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

“Psychedelic Daze” (2016 – www.sfhistory.org/publications/san-francisco-music-and-culture-1965-1969)

“The New Acoustic Popular Music” (2016 – musicfuturist.blogspot.com)

Technology

“OSI – Boondoggle or Network Standards of the Future?” (IBM Internet Journal, February, 1993)

“ATM – Technology for Tomorrow” (Stacks – The Network Journal, August, 1993)

“Multiprotocol Transport Networking – A Boon for the Enterprise Network” (Stacks – IBM Internet Journal, February, 1994)

Interviews

Ben Kettlewell Interview – National Public Radio (c.1988)

Diego Oscar Ramos – First Interview (2004)

Diego Oscar Ramos – First Interview (2009)

Dustin Mahrt – Interview (2020)