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Music gets remade when people dance to it, and music is not what ballet is ultimately about.
An active performer, teacher, and composer of art songs responds to Corey Dargel’s article, “More Song, Less Art(ifice): The New Breed of Art Song.”
A starter’s guide to hacking and shredding the web, violin smashing technique 101, and how to resurrect the dead… But wait, there’s more: futuristic blogging birds. Read within the next five minutes and we’ll throw in K-Tel’s dodecaphonic classics.
MySpace may not be the most effective way to promote your music, but it sure is fun.
In our efforts to set ourselves apart, are we turning people off?
Composers—fighting stereotypes, fantasizing over gadgets, at the Olympics, combating addictions, downloadable as podcasts, and more…
Can you believe they’re handing out doctoral degrees in composition to folks who have never been to a noise show?
The Los Angeles Times hopes to add an additional arts reporter to its staff….Expertise in visual arts, architecture, classical music, theater, dance or any combination would be a plus, but curiosity and flair are what’s required. When did being clever become an acceptable, or even desired, substitute for being skilled?
Perhaps interpreters would be as desirous to play new music as they are playing standard repertoire if they could “own” the performance more than they currently do.