An interview with the author of Reflections of an American Composer
Members of the chamber music community gather in New York City
Nine American composers and eight American symphony orchestras are joining forces for the fourth round of MUSIC ALIVE—Composers and Orchestras Together residencies to take place in the 2003-04 season.
Pack a roll of quarters and head to New Media Gallery to experience Seattle-based composer Trimpin’s Klavier Nonette, an exhibit that allows viewers to insert a quarter and choose from 40 compositions for 9 toy pianos that are…
The promotion, which was initiated by Managing Director of Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishing, Ltd. John Minch, acts more as an endorsement of the accomplishments of Bilfield–who has served as the company’s general manager since the fall of 2001–than as a change in job responsibilities.
This morning, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Inc. announced the Final Nominations List for the 45th Annual Grammy® Awards. However, the music of contemporary American composers is, as usual, largely under-represented. Of the five works nominated for “Best Classical Contemporary Composition” (given to a living composer for a work issued on a […]
CRI represents a catalog of well-over 900 recordings of music by nearly 500 American composers.
The 20th Century gave us a deeper understanding of the relativity of perception in matters scientific as well as cultural. We saw further into outer space as well as further into psychological inner space and the realms of cognition. And as our perception has been expanded, so has our sense of the unknown. Those composers […]
An interview with the editor of Nicolas Slonimsky: Perfect Pitch, An Autobiography—New Expanded Edition
Elliott Schwartz Whether we’re moving Shakespeare from English to French, the Mona Lisa from a wall in the Louvre to the pages of an art history book, or a Tchaikovsky symphony from concert hall to a compact disc, “translations” can be a tricky business. Even at their most successful, they don’t pretend to offer more […]