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Tag Archives: Happy Birthday to You
This week on SoundNotion, composer, fiddler and hacker Dan Trueman joins us to talk about his new project for prepared digital piano (you heard that right). Nostalgic Synchronic is a set of etudes for the instrument available now on New Amsterdam Records.
- Dan Trueman joins the panel.
- Learn about the prepared digital piano and download the software for yourself.
- ChucK – the music programming application that powers the piece
- Kadenze has a great online course about ChucK (and lots of other stuff!)
- Buy Dan Trueman’s new album Nostalgic Synchronic out now on New Amsterdam Records.
- And pick up Mikroetudes, the companion set of sheet music for the instrument by various composers.
- The NY Philharmonic gets a big donation to start the season.
- Happy Birthday to everyone.
This week on SoundNotion, Mason Bates and Mark Campbell are writing a Steve Jobs opera, a new weapon emerges in the “Happy Birthday to You” copyright battle and the Met steps toward modernity by doing away with blackface and starting a Roku channel.
- Mason Bates and Mark Campbell to do Steve Jobs opera in Santa Fe.
- The Met will no longer use blackface.
- The Met has also started a Roku channel.
- The Happy Birthday battle rages on.
- Top 10 lost American masterpieces according to Leonard Slatkin
- Friend of the show Anthony de Mare’s project Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim for the Piano drops September 25th.
This week the panel is joined by composer, singer, writer and devoted football fan Kerry Andrew. Her new chamber opera Woodwose, premieres at Wigmore Hall July 19th – OH WAIT – And her other chamber opera premieres later this summer at Tête à Tête.
- This week, the panel is joined by composer, singer, writer, and devoted football fan Kerry Andrew.
- Her new chamber opera Woodwose premieres at Wigmore Hall on July 19th.
- OH WAIT! Her other new chamber opera, with librettist Tamsin Collison, Dart’s Love premieres later this summer at Tête à Tête.
- OH! Another of her projects, juice vocal ensemble is playing at Spitalfields Festival this summer.
- OH! And another of her projects You Are Wolf is busy shopping a new album; it’s our Pick of the Week as well.
- Wanna see Mozart’s violin and viola? If you answered yes, you are lame. But…they are on tour in the US for the first time ever.
- Boards of Canada has released a new album. And they did it right.
- Happy Birthday to the Public Domain?