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Happy (only slightly belated) Lunar New Year!

I hope all are well. I’ve been kept very busy with non musical duties for some time now, but I am writing this now because I was very impressed, yet again, with a recent performance by the One World Symphony … Continue reading

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First Update to Sib 7

The first update: Daniel’s Blog I got my copy in the mail yesterday. Registering was the usual pain of navigating Avid web pages filled with incorrect instructions and misleading wording… For all the hype of trying to get new customers, … Continue reading

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Contemporary Composers

Here’s a great article that highlights the contemporary composer: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/20/who-and-where-are-americas-composers/  

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What’s in a name?

This piece by Juan Ortega Aragón really got me thinking about titles. The music is very beautiful, but the title, in a medical setting, refers to something not beautiful at all! But this doesn’t, at least for me, detract in … Continue reading

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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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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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