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SoundNotion 149: Tchaikovsky’s X and Y

This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by Ensemble for the Romantic Century Executive Artistic Director Eve Wolf. We discuss their new production “Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart,” what a “Theatrical Concert” is and the not death classical music.
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Streamers and Punches 52: Don’t Set the Zoo on Fire

In this episode we look at current events, provocative articles, what we’ve been listening to, Grammys, Zimmer’s new Spider-Man theme (possibly), Shore’s new Hobbit score, and we interview orchestrator and composer Conrad Pope.
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  • John Williams talks about Star Wars VII and Indiana Jones V.
  • Audiences for film music concerts are growing.
  • Indiewire lists its Top 15 scores of 2013.
  • 114 Film scores eligible for Oscars.
  • L.A. Times article that highlights four film scores.
  • Film/TV Grammy nominees announced.
  • Hans Zimmer’s Spider-man theme revealed?
  • Are synthesizers killing film and TV music?
  • Bill’s been listening to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Howard Shore), and Hitchcock (Danny Elfman).
  • Kevin’s been listening to The Book Thief (John Williams) and The Hobbit: TDofS.
  • New Releases: The Book Thief, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
  • Interview with Conrad Pope.
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SoundNotion 96: Compendium or Something

This week on SoundNotion, the panel considers Grammy nominations, teaching choir online, changes to Spotify, the travails of meaningful community engagement, the danger of Leistungsschutzrecht and the passing of two music greats.


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SoundNotion 57: Grammys in the Cupboard

eighth blackbird’s Lisa Kaplan joins the panel to discuss the group’s recent Grammy win, the Golijov-Bergeman “scandal”, out-of-this-world Kickstarter patronage, and much more!

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Streamers and Punches 25: Muppetstar Galactica

In this episode we cover the Grammy winners, an Oscar song nomination, a live score performance of Return of the King, a Bear McCreary interview, a 1930s campaign against recorded film scores, as well as what Kevin and I have been listening to this week.


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