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Tag Archives: The Death of Klinghoffer
This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel with his new album “s_traits” available November 4, 2014. Also, Klinghoffer fervor can stop already, Maestro Levine bags number 2500, 12 new Music Alive grants, and remembering Stephen Paulus.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel. He collaborated with his Duke colleague Bill Seaman to create “s_traits” available November 4, 2014.
- The album is the product of custom software combining tracks drawn from a database of than 110 hours of audio.
- The release event will feature musicians from Wet Ink Ensemble improvising alongside Seaman’s bearings_traits audio software and programmed generative video.
- Maestro Levine takes the podium takes the podium for number 2500 with The Met.
- League of American Orchestras and New Music USA announce 12 new Music Alive grants pairing composers and orchestras.
- Klinghoffer premiered. Moving on…
- For the sax nerds: Author of the iconic Baker Street sax solo Raphael Ravenscroft dies at 60.
- Legendary theorist Allen Forte dies at 87.
- And the music world loses influential composer Stephen Paulus at 65.
This week on SoundNotion, the panel struggles with the pain of being snubbed by Cecilia Bartoli. Plus: SoundCloud is struggling, YouTube Content ID pays out 1 billion since 2007, Alex Ross ponders the ‘Beethoven singularity’ and yMusic has a new album.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel struggles with the pain of being snubbed by Cecilia Bartoli.
- Her new album, Cecilia Bartoli・St Petersburg draws on long ignored scores from the Mariinsky Archives in St Petersburg. (Note to self: Visit the Mariinsky Archives and hide my vocal scores in with the other ignored composers.)
- Klinghoffer + Giuliani = Hypothetical Steve Doocy
- Youtube‘s Content ID system pays out a cool $1,000,000,000 since 2007.
- SoundCloud is struggling.
- yMusic has a new album out on New Amsterdam Records.
- And Alex Ross ponders the ‘Beethoven Singularity‘
This week on SoundNotion we dig into the Met’s Klinghoffer controversy, an Opera Australia soprano’s homophobic rant, crowd surfing at Handel’s Messiah!?, YouTube’s new deal, RIP Horace Silver and Lee Hyla. PLUS: “I’ll have the Rings, hold the orchestra.”
- This week on SoundNotion we dig into the Met’s Klinghoffer controversy. We don’t get it. Dave had some thoughts.
- The Hartford Wagner Festival wanted to put on Wagner’s Ring Cycle using a digitized orchestra. Some people had quite strong (Dare I say “Wagnerian”?) reactions to this. Sam thinks that the American Federation of Musicians and others are overreacting.
- “Leading scientist ejected from classical concert for attempting to crowd surf.” FYI – This is not The Onion. Dr David Glowacki was ejected from a Bristol Proms performance of Handel’s Messiah when he got a bit over excited during the Hallelujah Chorus. He gets pretty excited about other cool stuff too.
- YouTube is starting a music streaming service. It’s either awesome or terrible and it will either lift up or strangle smaller labels. Hmmm… We’ll keep an eye on it.
- The crowdfunding music projects has sunk into the cultural consciousness over the last few years. Ben Beaumont-Thomas at The Guardian wonders if this can lead to changes in the music industry.
- The music world says goodbye to Lee Hyla (1952-2014) and Horace Silver (1928-2014).