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SoundNotion 152: A Cage of Finalists

This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by the 2014 American Composers Forum Composition Contest Finalists Michael Laurello, Todd Lerew, Kristina Warren. We listen to their music and discuss the process of writing for So Percussion.
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SoundNotion 148: Maestra Vader

This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by conductor Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant. We discuss her busy conducting schedule on both sides of the pond and she helps us parse the recent asinine statements of Vasily Petrenko and others about female conductors.
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SoundNotion 12: Architects vs. Chefs

NewMusicBox’s Molly Sheridan joins us to discuss the American Music Center-Meet the Composer merger. We also discuss the latest from the DSO, the RIAA’s suit against Limewire, and Rob Deemer’s article about architects and chefs.


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  • This week: Symphony No. 2 (1957) by Michael TippettAmazon MP3iTunes
  • Next week: Like Dusted Sparks, timpani concerto (2008) by Ken UenoiTunes
    Bonus pick (recommended by the composer): On a Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Most Specific Hypothesis: On a Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Most Specific Hypothesis, vocal concerto (2010) by Ken UenoAmazon MP3iTunes
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