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This week on SoundNotion, the panel struggles with the pain of being snubbed by Cecilia Bartoli. Plus: SoundCloud is struggling, YouTube Content ID pays out 1 billion since 2007, Alex Ross ponders the ‘Beethoven singularity’ and yMusic has a new album.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel struggles with the pain of being snubbed by Cecilia Bartoli.
- Her new album, Cecilia Bartoli・St Petersburg draws on long ignored scores from the Mariinsky Archives in St Petersburg. (Note to self: Visit the Mariinsky Archives and hide my vocal scores in with the other ignored composers.)
- Klinghoffer + Giuliani = Hypothetical Steve Doocy
- Youtube‘s Content ID system pays out a cool $1,000,000,000 since 2007.
- SoundCloud is struggling.
- yMusic has a new album out on New Amsterdam Records.
- And Alex Ross ponders the ‘Beethoven Singularity‘
This week on SoundNotion, Avant Media founder and artistic director Randy Gibson discusses cross-discipline works, the Avant Music Festival, Avant Media’s new monthly series Tangents, his upcoming premiere, and really (“really”) long music.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by composer, performer and Avant Media artistic director Randy Gibson.
- After five years running the successful Avant Music Festival, the Avant Media team is now tackling a monthly concert series. Tagents focuses on creating space for composers and performers to mount large scale works that would otherwise have difficulty finding a home.
- If you’re in the Colorado area don’t miss friend of the show R. Andrew Lee performing Randy’s work The Four Pillars Appearing from the Equal D under Resonating Apparitions of the Eternal Process in the Midwinter Starfield at the Atlas Institute.
- AND – Things are either semantically or suppositionaly crazy in Atlanta as the musician lockout continues.
- And on a personal note (this is Sam talking), if you’re interested in really (really) long music by one of the best in the business, check out this recording from the 2000 June in Buffalo performance of Morton Feldman‘s Crippled Symmetry by Eberhard Blum, Nils Vigeland, and Jan Williams. Special to me because I was there. Some of those coughs and chair squeaks are me.
Trumpeter and composer Brian Groder explores the realm between jazz and contemporary classical music and gives us insight on the nature of improvisation.
- Trumpeter and composer Brian Groder explores the realm between jazz and contemporary classical music and gives us insight on the nature of improvisation.
- Brian’s frequent collaborator Tonino Miano is working on a book of atonal piano technique we’re looking forward to.
- Protesters visit the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and hold a demonstration tied the events surrounding the killing of Michael Brown. The audio of the event that Alex Ross posted from the radio broadcast is well worth your three minutes.
- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s CEO, Stanley Romanstein, resigns amid a tumultuous lockout.
This week on SoundNotion we have composer and educator Ronald Bruce Smith. His work Constellation for orchestra and electronics is on the BMOP season opener October 12th. Plus: Composers want Atlanta to get back to work and Klinghoffer protests continue.
- This week on SoundNotion we have composer and educator Ronald Bruce Smith.
- His work Constellation for orchestra and electronics is on the BMOP season opener this October 12th.
- While the musician lockout continues in Atlanta, a group of American composers have issued an open letter urging reconciliation and getting back to work.
- Klinghoffer madness continues for The Met.
- Joshua Bell goes slummin’ once again.
This week on SoundNotion, Irving Fine Society founder and Library of Congress concert producer Nicholas Brown joins the panel. We discuss programming concerts and commissions at the library and how the country is celebrating the Irving Fine centennial.
- This week on SoundNotion, Irving Fine Society founder and Library of Congress concert producer Nicholas Brown joins the panel.
- We discuss the wide variety of concerts (I didn’t know the LOC had concerts) offered at the library and their yearly commissions. Featured this year are George Lewis, Jefferson Friedman, John Adams, Jennifer Higdon, and Kaija Saariaho
- Plus Nick tells us how the country is celebrating the Irving Fine centennial.
- Apple says “Just take the U2 album. TAKE IT!” Some people don’t like U2.
- The 2014 MacArthur Fellows have been announced. Congrats to jazz saxophonist/educator Steve Coleman.
- Tired of having to hang with the poor and unwashed on Facebook and Twitter? Netropolitan is the answer you’ve been looking for. And the founder of this new one-percenter virtual country club is a conductor?…er…or something.