This week on SoundNotion, R. Andrew Lee shares Dennis Johnson’s November along with a discussion of marathon minimalism, notational news from Steinberg, new and novel alternative notation tools, and digital distribution’s boost to the music industry!
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- R. Andrew Lee brings us all 5 hours of Dennis Johnson’s legendary piece November as transcribed by Kyle Gann, and only asks that you refrain from snoring.
- Daniel Spreadbury (formerly of the Sibelius UK team) is back to blogging about music composition and notation software. All is right with the universe again. They’re soliciting input from musicians.
- Isaac Schankler lays it out for us on NewMusicBox, sharing Notational Alternatives like MuseScore, LilyPond/Abjad, JMSL and INScore/MaxScore and many more.
- The IFPI has released their annual Digital Music Report. Spoiler Alert: recorded music revenues grew(!) for the first time since 1998!