SoundNotion 218: Pay Them10/04/15
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by guitarist, composer and Accidental Music Festival program director Chris Belt. We discuss the origins of the festival, the problem with “indie classical” and this year’s headliners.
SoundNotion 217: Three-Cable Rule
This week on SoundNotion, composer, fiddler and hacker Dan Trueman joins us to talk about his new project for prepared digital piano (you heard that right). Nostalgic Synchronic is a set of etudes for the instrument available now on New Amsterdam...
SoundNotion 216: Into Nitpicking
This week on SoundNotion, we discusses a long lost Stravinsky work, the Bard training orchestra announces its first season, the Atlanta Symphony has a new leader, and Kenneth Kirschner of NewMusicBox ponders indeterminacy in the age of digital...
SoundNotion 215: That’s Not a Piano
This week on SoundNotion, the panel discusses a new multi-cultural orchestra, this year’s New Music Gathering, the lack of staying power in contemporary opera, the ‘other’ piano brands, composers as part of the orchestra, and say farewell to Oliver...
SoundNotion 214: Land Mines
This week on SoundNotion the crew gets political! We talk musical appropriation, race issues, social justice and what (if anything) classical music has to say about that. Plus, making sense of the critical response to new opera.
SoundNotion 213: SoundNotion for a Penny
This week on SoundNotion, classical music gender politics, Detroit’s new streaming service, ICE hired an executive director, China brings the west to the east in Tehran, @callForScores is the bot you’re looking for and we say farewell to Columbia...
SoundNotion 212: Something-in-Something
This week on SoundNotion, Mason Bates and Mark Campbell are writing a Steve Jobs opera, a new weapon emerges in the “Happy Birthday to You” copyright battle and the Met steps toward modernity by doing away with blackface and starting a Roku channel.
SoundNotion 211: Weeklyish
This week on SoundNotion, Sam, Dave, and Nate nerd out about the W3C Music Notation Community Group, the Interstellar Golden Record is available on NASA’s SoundCloud page, the music world says goodbye to Vic Firth, and the panel solves streaming.
SoundNotion 210: Step 3: PROFIT!!!
This week on SoundNotion, orchestra consultant, Adaptistration editor, and long time friend of the show Drew McManus joins the panel. He fills us in on his new initiative, Venture Arts Incubator and we parse the week’s news.
SoundNotion 209: Halt and Engrave Fire
This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by composer, NYC Music Services owner and Sibelius Blog author Philip Rothman. We discuss engraving platforms and nerd out over a printer. Also, the music world says goodbye to Gunther Schuller and James Horner.
SoundNotion 208: That Would Fly at Bonnaroo
This week on SoundNotion, RighteousGIRLS (Erika Dohi and Gina Izzo) join the panel to discuss the release of their new album “gathering blue,” featuring works by an eclectic group of composers.
SoundNotion 207: Municipal Gymnasium
Apple Music is revealed. The world remembers Ornette Coleman. So Percussion rocks Bonnaroo.
SoundNotion 206: Municipal Gymnasium
This week on the SoundNotion, the panel discusses the cost of total serialism (20,000 Euro turns out), an online catalog of John Cage’s works, and we decide that building community is important but we’re not sure how to do it or what we mean by...
SoundNotion 205: New Music Clarinerd
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by clarinetist (and friend of the show) Rachel Yoder. She fills us in on life in Seattle, a new Madera Wind Quintet coming in October on PARMA Recordings and how much babies love clarinet multiphonics!
SoundNotion 204: More Right Than Others
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by the Product Marketing Manager for Steinberg‘s in-development scoring application Daniel Spreadbury (AKA Papa SMuFL). Things get nerdy fast in this interview and that’s the way we like it.
SoundNotion 203: The Highest Fi
This week on SoundNotion, composer Tristan Perich joins the panel to discuss the joys of 1-bit electronics, almost dry ink pens, the relativity of time and his year long “Compositions” project.
SoundNotion 202: Michael Jackson Half-Glove
The founders of the Baltimore-based Symphony Number One join the panel to discuss their successful Kickstarter that will fund an ensemble devoted to a new direction in concert programming.
SoundNotion 201: Michael Jackson Half-Glove
A controversy in Toronto and new notation software!
SoundNotion 200: At the Anthology
This week on SoundNotion Du Yun and Alex Weiser join with what to expect at the 2015 MATA Festival, taking place April 13-18 at The Kitchen in New York City. Plus, Dudamel signs on through the 21-22 season and a Charlie Parker opera in Philadelphia.
SoundNotion 199: Ocarina Concerto
This week on SoundNotion the panel is joined by the 2015 ACF Composition Contest winners Nina C. Young, Alex Temple, and William Gardiner to discuss their music and influences. Plus, the Blurred Lines verdict and more NY Phil music director...
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