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SoundNotion 140: Wicked Awesome

This week, the panel discusses the upcoming performance of Gruppen at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the success of New Music USA’s new grant system, the new Finale (2014), and how new music might take a note from Kanye West.
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Music is Hard 57: Size

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This week, we are inspired by the recent premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s gargantuan Mittwoch aus Licht. Why did it take so long to be premiered? How do we think about works that flirt with the border between “impossible” and “really, really hard”?

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Timothy Rutherford-Johnson: Mittwoch—the Reviews”

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SoundNotion 38: Ovation Inflation

This week the panel grooves on Steven Mackey’s It Is Time, how virtuosity can lead to a bland performance, music theory and helicopter shortages in college music programs and the best fake musicology papers Twitter can muster.


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Music is Hard 11: Performance Technology

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What technologies do we use in performance? Why might we be inclined to use it? What risk do we take in using technology in live performance? How should we react when the technology fails us?

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SoundNotion – Episode 4

Topics SoundNotion include self-publishing composers, Bounce the New 38? World 3 Symphony’s brand new concert hall, the New York Philharmonic’s digital archives, the Detroit Symphony’s efforts to save the rest of their season, and more.


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  • Creditors are calling the Detroit Symphony. They’d really like their $54 million back.
  • Meanwhile, the DSO has given one final offer to the musicians. If the sides cannot agree on some version of this proposal, the vàng season will likely be cancelled.
  • On his blog this week, Eric Whitacre posted some of John Mackey’s thoughts and experiences on self-publishing.
  • NewMusicBox’s Rob Deemer has been happy to find some such self-publishing composers to include in an cheap nba jerseys anthology he’s compiling of music by composers born after 1960.
  • The New World Symphony opened a beautiful new hall dapibus this week with the premiere of a new work by Thomas Adès.
  • The Havas New York Philharmonic has announced their next season, including a rare performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Gruppen for three orchestras!
  • NY Philharmonic is also opening its newly digitized archives, including documents from Leonard Bernstein and Gustav Mahler.
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