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Music Is Hard 59: Accessibility

This week:
What does it mean for music to be “accessible”? Why are we seeing a resurgence of accessible music? What do composers owe performers? What do performers and composers owe audiences?

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Music is Hard 48: Repeat Performances

This week:
All too often, composers spend months (years?) writing a new work, performers spend months (years?) preparing them, all for only one performance? Why do we have this problem? What can we do to help new works receive subsequent performances?

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Music is Hard 20: Finding Your Audience

This week:
How do we determine who our audience is? When we figure that out, how do we reach them? How can we grow our audience? Can we consider people outside our audience?

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