NewMusicBox talks to three composition competition judges about the inner workings of the awards process.
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 […]
Just coming off a grueling tour, Deerhoof has become an indie-rock critic favorite, so why is it that some of us in the new music community feel that rock music, or whatever you want to call it, is somehow lesser-than?
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 […]