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News October 13 2016 | by Molly Sheridan

Corigliano, Who Set Dylan Text, Reflects on Songwriter’s Nobel Lit Win

A great deal of reporting and online chatter flooded in behind this morning's announcement of Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize win in literature …

News October 12 2016 | by Kenneth Cavander

My Oldest Friend and Best Collaborator: Remembering Richard Peaslee (1930-2016)

[Ed Note: Richard Peaslee was an extraordinarily prolific composer who worked in many different idioms including orchestral music, band music, soundtracks for …

Anohni on Corporations Driving the Music Industry

In an interview with The Creative Independent, Anohni discusses her relationship to visual art before diving into the current state of the music industry, as …

CMA Awards Eighth Blackbird Inaugural Visionary Award

Chamber Music America has announced that its inaugural Visionary Award recipient is Eighth Blackbird, "an ensemble that has expanded the very definition …

On Scoring Luke Cage for Netflix & the Lack of Opportunities for Black Composers

Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge's score for Netflix’s Luke Cage series is earning applause in online conversation. But the two chatted …

New Music Loaded 2017 Big Ears Lineup Announced

Knoxville, Tennesse's Big Ears Festival has pulled back the curtain on its four-day lineup for 2017, which includes enough exciting (new) music …

Dorico Will be Available to Buy “Before the Winter Solstice”

According to Steinberg Media Technologies' Product Marketing Manager (and former Sibelius Senior Product Manager) Daniel Spreadbury, Steinberg's long anticipated music notation software …

Today's Composer Birthday

Stan Harrison

Born: Tuesday, December 8, 1953

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