Category Archives: Connections

12-tone Composition challenge

I have suggested at SonsofSibelius that composers challenge themselves by composing something utilizing the 12-tone method of composition. I think a lot of creativity is locked up in our own personal rules and limitations and that by smashing through our … Continue reading

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When David Heard

Eric Whitacre’s When David Heard is one of the most beautiful pieces of choral music written in our times, or any other. From ericwhitacre.com: “The text, one single, devastating sentence, is from the King James Bible; II Samuel, 18:33: When … Continue reading

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See this post on the SibeliusMusic situation

Here is a post at the Sibelian Conspiracy of the ongoing situation that began when Avid decided to scrap the SibeliusMusic.com website. The SibelianConspiracy As usual, Maria has made a very professional, conservative assessment of the situation – maybe I … Continue reading

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