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Music is Hard 39: Fatigue

This week:
Tim and Dave talk about too much of a good thing. Can you listen to too much music? What do you do when your ears and mind get fatigued? How might we avoid fatiguing our audiences?

Link:
NY Times: Where the Avant-Garde Is Child’s Play

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Music is Hard 25: Programming

This week:
What does good (or bad, if you must) programming look like? What do you think of “theme” concerts? How can constructing a good program affect how the audience thinks about the music they are listening to?

Links:
Syracuse Nutcracker cancelled due to low ticket sales. :(
Ligeti: Musica ricercata – Wikipedia
Ligeti: Musica ricercata – Rdio
Eyes Wide Shut music – Wikipedia
Musique 21

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