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Author Archives: nate
Sam and Dave are joined by old pal Tim Rosenberg to discuss the loss of Prince, Henry Threadgill’s Pulitzer-winning work, and recent news about the Met, Steinway’s showroom, and listener email.
- American Composers Forum’s 2016 Champions of New Music
- Alex Ross: James Levine’s Accomplishment at the Met
- Steinway’s Grand Design: A Modern Temple to the Piano
- Sasha Frere-Jones: Dorian Purple
- Ann Power: Listen To My Body Tonight: How Prince’s Transgressive Spirit Broke Boundaries
- Seth Colter Walls: Henry Threadgill on his Pulitzer prize win for music: ‘I just try to stay hopeful’
We talk to Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington about Fifty for the Future:The Kronos Learning Repertoire, commissioning 50 new works showcasing approaches to the quartet and designed expressly for the training of students and emerging professionals.
This week, we say goodbye to Sirs Peter Maxwell Davies and George Martin, Yale’s MOOC, the Florence Foster Jenkins trailer, The Shining gets an opera treatment in Minnesota, and Kronos Quartet premieres the first set of its 50 For the Future commissions.
- Yale School of Music launches its first massive open online course.
- The first Florence Foster Jenkins trailer released.
- Sir George Martin (the fifth Beatle) dies at 90.
- Stephen King’s The Shining to be staged as an opera in Minnesota.
- Kronos Quartet will premiere the first set of its 50 For the Future commissions.
- The music world says goodbye to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.
In this episode, Ben and Nate talk with Anthony Marasco about hardware hacking, microcontrollers, blowing students’ minds, and the possibility of a Patch In book club. Plus news and information, and Nate explains convolution in the 2 Minute Challenge.
- In this episode, Ben and Nate talk with Anthony T. Marasco about hardware hacking, microcontrollers, blowing students’ minds, and the possibility of a Patch In book club:
- The Oxblood
- For the Man who has Everything
- “Weld” – for iPad, circuit bent radios, and pre-recorded sounds –
Part 1 and Part 2
- Touch OSC update
- The Axoloti
- MIDI Glove
- SampleScience, Rompler, and the Orion Sound Module
- Nate explains convolution in the 2 Minute Challenge.
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by sound-artist/ improviser/composer/singer/guitarist/electronic-musician/educator Dafna Naphtali. We discuss coding, Wii controllers, invisible instruments, and programming humanness through (just the right amount of) randomness.