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Music is Hard 7: New Media

This week:
What’s so great about new and social media? How is it different from old media? How should we use it, how should we not use it? What benefits does it bring?

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Maura Lafferty’s article for Sequenza21 “Kickstarter as a successful fundraising tool”

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SoundNotion 10: Copyright Radius

Topics include the DSO’s latest musician loss, how not to use social media, the YouTube symphony, copyrighting pi, and more.


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This week’s topics include:

  • The Detroit Symphony Orchestra loses it’s principal flutist to another orchestra.
  • Leonard Liebowitz, attorney for the DSO musicians, is in a bit of a sticky wicket.
  • omg! could somebody plz teach the dso how to use social media like grown-ups? dont make me lol.
  • Speaking of social media, Michael Tilson Thomas conducted the YouTube Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House.
  • The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra is calling out NEA Chair Rocco Landesman and disproving his “supply and demand” argument.
  • There’s a bit of a copyright fracas over musical expressions of pi (yes, that π).
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