Tag Archives: music

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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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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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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