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Tag Archives: Steinway & Sons
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by guitarist Travis Andrews and percussionist Andrew Meyerson of the classical duo The Living Earth Show. We discuss their new album “High Art” on Innova Records, making music videos and the weeks music news.
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- Andrew Meyerson and Travis Andrews of The Living Earth Show
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by guitarist Travis Andrews and percussionist Andrew Meyerson of the classical duo The Living Earth Show.
- We discuss their new album “High Art” on Innova Records, making a music video for “Family Man” (our pick of the week) by composer Adrian Knight and their upcoming gig opening for Kronos Quartet.
- The Canadian Opera Company has commissioned a new work by singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright and that is – good?
- Pianists can rest easy. Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson who recently bought Steinway & Sons, vows that nothing will change in the way the company makes pianos.
- New York Times Magazine decided to include classical music in their 2013 end-of-year feature The Music They Made on notable musicians who passed during the year. Thanks to Lisa Hirsch and Alex Ross for holding their feet to the fire on this one.
- For the first time since the iTunes store opened in April of 2003, digital music download sales fell in 2013.
- Special plug for friend of the show Prototype Festival. The festival opens this coming Wednesday, January 8th.
This week, the panel is joined by composer, theorist and Aristotelian Richard Hermann. We discuss music theory…er No wait – We figure out what we mean by music theory and what it means to composers…well, some composers anyway. PLUS – The week’s news.
- This week, the panel is joined by composer, theorist, and AristotelianRichard Hermann.
- We discuss music theory…er No wait – We figure out what we mean by music theory (with mathematician Jack Douthett) and what it means to composers…well, some composers anyway.
- Most bangable members of the Phil? Really Village Voice? #FoTS Drew McManus has some thoughts on this.
- Placido Domingo is hospitalized this week with an embolism. Get well soon.
- Steinway & Sons is sold to the private equity firm Kohlberg & Company for $438 million.
- Last week at the Aspen Institute, the Kickstarter vs NEA debate was rekindled.
- Notable New York jazz clubs like Smalls have jumped on the webcasting bandwagon. They even plan on paying the musicians.
- John Zorn turns 60 (holy crap…really?) and gets insider recognition for a lifetime of outsider work.
- Leaving behind a lifetime of innovation (and some really awesome noise-canceling headphones), acoustic engineer and inventor Amar G. Bose dies at 83.