I’ve got one word for you: sousamaphone. Okay, also “Squeaky-deakey!” That’s right. It’s “awesome music,” baby…
When it comes to your music, offering performers and presenters a certain amount of flexibility has its advantages. What are you doing to make your compositions more versatile?
Every now and then, I run across a piece of information that completely rocks my world, only to find that everybody on my block already knows all about it. I don’t know whether the use of beta blockers in classical music performance is common knowledge, but I find this genuinely alarming.
True internationalism begins with an enlightened nationalism which is not prejudicial and therefore quite distinct from xenophobia and jingoistic patriotism.
Have you ever encountered a situation where you call for a player to improvise in a piece, only to have them look at you like a deer in headlights?
Farewell Ligeti, lyrebird does chainsaw impersonation, the dish on net neutrality, iPod news (human rights violations and…; death of…). Plus: Stump LaLa! This could take a while…
Should NewMusicBox run an obituary of Hungarian composer György Ligeti (1923-2006)?
Even if music is something akin to “intelligent design,” does it mean anything in the end?
So who’s writing In Memoriam Abu Musab al-Zarqawi? Come on. I’m sure it’s at least crossed somebody’s mind.
The Knights played a concert at the visually stunning Angel Orensanz Center called Rewind which I should have loved, but they never stopped playing.