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SoundNotion 165: Thirteen Percent More Rambling

This week on SoundNotion, the panel digs into the week’s news. Uncle Phil(harmonic) wants in on the new music festival thing, Groupmuse puts the chamber back in chamber music, Apple buys Beats, Appalachian Spr…. ah-huh? and goodbye Maya Angelou.
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SoundNotion 164: Accidental Saxophone Piece

Saxophonist Jeff Loeffert and composer Matthew Schoendorff discuss Jeff’s recent solo album full of premiere recordings and the title track Differential Moods by our guest composer. ALSO: San Diego Opera to have a 50th season and fat shaming at the opera.
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SoundNotion 163: Contrapuntal Listening

This week on SoundNotion Ken Ueno discusses his evening-long chamber opera Gallo, his newest installation piece Breath Cloud, Ken’s artistic expansion and on the topic of inspiration, we try to decide which entities, if any, are fundamental?
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SoundNotion 162: Rondo alla Bison

This week on SoundNotion, we have composer, performer and Mad Coyote Jerome Kitzke. We discuss the political scope of his work past and present. His new album on Innova Records is out July 29th. Also: Gang of a Cartoon and The Rest is Noise turns 10.
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SoundNotion 161: Custom-Tailored Ballet

This week Sugar Vendil, Director of the Nouveau Classical Project, and composer Trevor Gureckis chat about their ballet “Potential Energies,” premiering in NY at BAM on May 29th. In news, Colorado invites Mary Jane to the concert and NewMusicBox turns 15.
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