Composing commercially for the video game market.
Richard Kessler ends his tenure as executive director of the American Music Center
Guitar roundtable with James Emery, Dominic Frasca, Stephen Griesgraber, David Leisner, David Starobin, Mark Stewart
Friday, April 16, 2004—4-5 p.m. Kingston, New York Videotaped Randy Nordschow Transcribed by Molly Sheridan and Randy Nordschow Maryanne Amacher Photo by Randy Nordschow The Role of Music Aural Architecture Perception All-Time Music The Problem with Recordings As someone whose entry point into the vast world of musical repertoire has mostly been through collecting records […]
Sunday, April 25, 2004—10:00 p.m. Videotaped by Colin Conroy Transcribed by Frank J. Oteri and Molly Sheridan Clockwise from top-left: Chris Cohen, Greg Saunier, Satomi Matsuzaki, and John Dieterich By Kinoshita Nobuyo Leaving Preconceptions Behind Defining Deerhoof The Unusual Power of Influence Tearing Through the Walls A Few Words on Collaboration I was the only […]
Friday, April 2, 2004—2-3 p.m. A conversation with “Blue” Gene Tyranny at Leroy Jenkins’ home in Brooklyn, NY Videotaped by Randy NordschowTranscribed and Edited by Frank J. Oteri and Molly Sheridan Leroy Jenkins Photo by Randy Nordschow Changing Your Life Through Music Genre and Race Connecting to the Music of the Past Group Mentality Opening […]
In the Kitchen with Peter Schickele (a.k.a. P.D.Q. Bach), Manhattan Monday, March 15, 2004—1:00 p.m. Videotaped and transcribed by Randy Nordschow Photo by Peter Schaaf Composer and Humorist How to Make Music Funny The Birth of P.D.Q. Bach How Classical Music’s Past Can Help Its Future Merging Two Separate Compositional Streams Friends often tell me […]
Monday, February 16, 2004 11:00 a.m.-noon at the American Music Center Videotaped and transcribed by Randy Nordschow Hundreds of Instruments Drummer or Percussionist? Training and Repertoire Nurturing New Work Percussion and Pitch Specific Techniques Last November, I went down to the World Financial Center to hear Steven Schick play John Luther Adams’s The Mathematics of […]
Monday, February 9, 2004 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the American Music Center Videotaped by Randy Nordschow Transcribed by Randy Nordschow and Frank J. Oteri © 2004 NewMusicBox Sound Artist vs. Composer Context The Look of a Musical Performance The Experiential Quality of Music Making Musical Concerns vs. Visual Concerns Audiences For several years, we’ve wanted to […]
Finding a new common practice where anything is possible.