Category Archives: Music Theory

How can I accomodate you?

Been some (at times heated) discussion lately about the desirability, or lack thereof, of modifying otherwise completed musical compositions for the sake of ease of performance. At Sibeliusmusic this thread started the latest round of debate on this topic, before … Continue reading

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New music is beautiful

Here is Toby Twining’s Yes! Yes! Yes! on soundcloud. If you don’t think it’s beautiful get your ears checked! Read more about this contemporary composer here.

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Media and the modern sound

Some thoughts on the influence of media over popular music at SonsofSibelius. There’s a whole world of discussion around musical circles about this topic, but will any of it ever change anything for the better? And why does the media … Continue reading

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thoughtful discussions

Some very interesting thoughts here and also here, from Ed Sharpe’s forum SibeliusComposers. Enough thoughts to keep one’s mind busy for years I suspect!

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What’s the most important element in music?

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