How do composers use the Web as a creative medium for music? Jovino Santos Neto

Photo by Lara Hoefs As a tool and a medium for musicians and composers, the Internet comes close to the nature and the essence of music: it is invisible, immaterial and non-linear. These attributes, plus the possibility of worldwide instant communication, trace an interesting parallel with music itself. The musical vibration, with its moment-based creation […]

Meet Edgar Meyer

Meyer We caught up with Meyer in Mississippi the day after the 2002 MacArthur’s were announced. Here’s some of what he had to say about the recognition, the music, and where composition fits into it all. Molly Sheridan: So, you’ve probably answered this ten times by now, but I know that you find out about […]

NEWS IN BRIEF 9/20/02

CRI’s John Schultz resigns; American Classical Music Hall of Fame 2002 Inductees; Kevin Beavers named fifth Young American Composer-in-Residence at California Symphony

Critiquing Al Niente

It seems today that many so-called artists, performing organizations, and presenters are guilty of practicing their work as if they are doing no more than delivering a consumable product. Given Al Niente’s review of the Metro Philharmonic in last Thursday’s Daily Times, they are evidently joined in this charade by music journalists. Mr. Niente’s review […]