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03.06.10
Contemporary
In this series titled "Composer Dilemmas," I would like to relfect on issues in the process of composition. How deterministic will this piece be, performance-wise? Once 'finished,' does it remain so? How will the scale of the composition, or the forces
02.23.10
Contemporary
In this series titled "Composer Dilemmas," I would like to relfect on issues in the process of composition. How deterministic will this piece be, performance-wise? Once 'finished,' does it remain so? How will the scale of the composition, or the forces
02.19.10
Contemporary
In this series titled "Composer Dilemmas," I would like to relfect on issues in the process of composition. How deterministic will this piece be, performance-wise? Once 'finished,' does it remain so? How will the scale of the composition, or the forces
02.15.10
Contemporary
In this series titled "Composer Dilemmas," I would like to relfect on issues in the process of composition. How deterministic will this piece be, performance-wise? Once 'finished,' does it remain so? How will the scale of the composition, or the forces
02.13.10
Contemporary
In this series titled "Composer Dilemmas," I would like to relfect on issues in the process of composition. How deterministic will this piece be, performance-wise? Once 'finished,' does it remain so? How will the scale of the composition, or the forces
01.31.10
Contemporary
Here is a sketch for another chapter, one that I think is very important and rarely discussed: How to talk intelligently about yourself and your music Like everything else in this book, you can find more, and probably better, information
01.31.10
Contemporary
Like my post from 1/3/10, this post is taken from some notes I have been making for an advice book for composers. In the previous entry I wrote about planning recital programs. Here are some very sketchy thoughts on concert etiquette
01.20.10
Contemporary
Yesterday I found this column by composer/writer Greg Sandow, from 2002. It reflects many of my own feelings on the performance of classical music. Here is a link to the original, but I am reposting it for your convenience. New
01.03.10
Contemporary
This post is based on some notes for a resource/book I am working on, kind of a "survival kit" for composers. The idea of this text is to provide information about the auxiliary talents of composers - recording/production, stage management, etc.
01.01.10
Contemporary
Peregrina (1969) by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau “It’s another way of being creative. Performing music is more a question of serving. But painting is a dialogue from the start. You make only one stroke – and from that moment you are in discussion
11.27.09
Contemporary
The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF - or "nigh-semf") is an exceptionally well-run festival gearing up for it's second year. I was fortunate enough to have a piece programmed last year and can't wait to attend again this year.
11.14.09
Contemporary
Notes on music, by Alex Ross (link) Books and a dormant blog by the music critic of The New Yorker (link) I’ll be honest: I worship the ground that Mr. Ross walks on. I can only aspire to be anywhere near
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