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SoundNotion 185: I Can Kinda See Wiz Khalifa

This week on SoundNotion, pianist Dejan Lazic is doing the Internet wrong, Taylor Swift boycotts Spotify, Bard College has a new training orchestra, Medici.tv now live streams from Carnagie Hall and Atlanta reaches a labor deal.


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Best of SoundNotion 2012

We’re taking a couple of weeks off to celebrate the holidays, so we made you a little something to enjoy while we’re gone. Here is a short compilation of a few of our favorite moments from this year’s shows. See you in 2013!


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We’re taking a couple of weeks off to celebrate the holidays, so we made you a little something to enjoy while we’re gone. Here is a short compilation of a few of our favorite moments from this year’s shows. See you in 2013!

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Music Is Hard 59: Accessibility

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What does it mean for music to be “accessible”? Why are we seeing a resurgence of accessible music? What do composers owe performers? What do performers and composers owe audiences?

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SoundNotion 84: The Hardest Working Woman in Show Business

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon joins the panel to discuss “Concerto 4-3”, the Baltimore Symphony’s redress, the Milwaukee Symphony’s balanced budget, Amanda Palmer paying musicians with beer & hugs and the legacy of William Duckworth.


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SoundNotion 15: The Other Whitesnake

Topics include Q2’s list of 100 composers under 40, Zhou Long’s Pulitzer, grooving robots, the future of the avant-garde, and more.


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  • Q2 (from WQXR) has put together a list of 100 composers under 40.
  • The Pulitzer committee announced that Zhou Long would be receiving this year’s award for his opera Madame White Snake.
  • We’re going to be in Chicago this Friday (Apr. 29) for the New Music USA Town Hall Meeting, 5pm, Roosevelt University. See you there!
  • Help us find a summer music festival to cover.
  • Do you have what it takes to be the next Iron Composer?
  • CalArts robot orchestra is ready to jam.
  • Is “avant-garde” still a relevant idea?


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