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Music is Hard 33: Ritual

This week:
What value are the customs we have developed for presenting music? How does our ritual help or harm the concert experience? How can we change the way we present concerts? Is it possible to alter such a thoroughly established ritual?

Link:
Christine Linial: A Concertgoer’s Guide

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Music is Hard 31: Trivia

This week:
We agree that musicians have a responsibility to know certain details about the music we make, but how much can we reasonably expect of audiences? Should they know or care about the same trivia that musicians do? Tim wins arguments on the blog of a Pulitzer-winning composer (hint: not Dave).

Links:
Michael Colgrass: Can Classical Music Match the Power of Movies (comments)

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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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Music is Hard 18: Taste

This week:
What’s the difference between good things and crappy things? How do we develop our senses of personal taste in art and music? Can we convince other people to value the same things in art that we do? Should we?

Links:
ArtPrize

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SoundNotion – Episode 7 “#accompanisthaiku”

KA4GFDV2VSXS Topics include Meerenai Shim on patronage and commissioning Daniel Felsenfeld, New York Philharmonic new fundraising ideas, sexy marketing in classical music, diversity in the Vienna Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony administration’s latest threats, and more.


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We sincerely apologize to Sheila Heady for attributing her “missing measures” haiku to Erica Sipes in the video.

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