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Peter Schickele: Humor in Music

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 […]

Extremities: Maryanne Amacher

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 […]

Deerhoof: Rock’s Role

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 […]

Steven Schick: Ready for Anything

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 […]

Stephen Vitiello and Marina Rosenfeld

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 […]

Annea Lockwood Beside the Hudson River

Annea LockwoodPhoto by Nicole Tavenner Tuesday, November 11, 20031:00-2:30 p.m. Garrison, NY Videotaped and transcribed by Randy Nordschow Listening to the Environment Music vs. Other Types of Sound Valuing Acoustic Space Becoming a Composer The Glass Concert Piano Transplants Coming to America The Hudson River Writing for Other Musicians Read a complete transcript of the […]

John Duffy: The Composer as Statesman

John Duffy Wednesday, October 22, 2003—12-2 p.m. at the American Music Center Videotaped by Randy NordschowTranscribed by Jonathan Murphy A Composer From the Bronx Respecting America’s Many Classical Musics Role Models and Mentors Writing for the Theater Meet The Composer Working in the Music Industry as a Composer Duffy’s Issue-Oriented Music Read a complete transcript […]

La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela at the Dream House

From Wednesday, August 13, 2003 9:33 PMto Thursday, August 14, 2003 3:15 AM Videotaped by Randy Nordschow Transcribed by Frank J. Oteri, Randy Nordschow, Amanda MacBlane and Rob Wilkerson © 2003 La Monte Young & Marian Zazeela© 2003 NewMusicBox Anahata Nada and Long Sustained Tones Improvisation vs. Composition The Guru-Disciple Relationship The Evolution of The […]