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SoundNotion 110: It’s All Screaming

This week on SoundNotion, trouble in San Francisco (#AlfidiSucks), altruism via Google Hangout, Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3, Alex Shapiro stays connected while getting away, Steinway’s showroom sold to a condo developer PLUS-Metal’s top ten voices.


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SoundNotion 14: Really Great Hair

Topics include the Brazilian Symphony concert walkout, the rebirth of a Honolulu orchestra, Eric Whitacre’s YouTube choir, music volume wars, new-music in musicology, and more.


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  • Outrageous video of the Brazilian Symphony walking out on Maestro Roberto Minczuk.
  • The venerable Philadelphia Orchestra will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
  • In Honolulu, things appear to be turning around for the orchestra.
  • Eric Whitacre (and his fabulous hair) conducts the second YouTube virtual choir. (Sam and Dave think this guy’s YouTube project is a bit more creative.)
  • NewMusicBox’s David Smooke questions the standard audio compression techniques used by the recording industry.
  • Rob Deemer wonders why musicologists don’t spend more time on new-music.
  • Adaptistration’s Drew McManus wants to help you get the job of your dreams…if you dream about working in arts administration.


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