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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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Streamers and Punches 35: The Amazing Horner-Man

In this episode we look at the scores to The Amazing Spider-Man and Brave. Bill’s listened to Corigliano’s Music From the Edge, also Schweiger’s Doyle interview, TDKR sampler, Dudamel’s new gig, and an op-ed on six painful scores.


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SoundNotion 74: Whatever Happens, Happens

This week, pianist Jeremy Denk joins the panel to give us some insight into Ligeti’s piano études, we dissect Emily White’s blog post on NPR’s All Songs Considered, we discuss the rules in the new media-old media war, and much more!


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Music is Hard 36: Conferences (part two)

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This week, we recorded the show right before Tim heads to far-off Tempe, Arizona for the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference to premiere a new work by Dave. What’s the point of conferences? How do we take advantage of the opportunities they afford us?

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NASA Biennial site

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