On SoundNotion 103, Elliott Carter premiered in Seattle, the NEA’s new approach to assessment, The Grammy’s, ASCAP’s new licensing system for web and mobile apps, Yo-Yo Ma wins 2013 Vilcek Award and $249.11 gets you The Rite of Spring in Igor’s own hand.
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- This week on SoundNotion, Elliott Carter’s last symphonic work, dedicated to Ludovic Morlot, is premiered by the Seattle Symphony.
- The NEA is taking a fresh look at assessment in its grant programs.
- Believe it or not, The Grammy’s still give out awards for composition.
- (Really) Believe it or not, next year The Grammy’s will give “an award” for music educators. I know who I’d suggest.
- ASCAP has a new licensing platform for web and mobile app developers.
- Yo-Yo Ma wins the 2013 Vilcek Award for contemporary music.
- For the bargain basement price of $249.19, you can own a copy of Rite of Spring in Igor’s own hand. #FoTS Rob Deemer has some thoughts on this.
- Pioneering conductor James DePreist dies at 76. Bob Shingleton offers a remembrance.