SoundNotion 186: All My Happy Sounds11/16/14
This week on SoundNotion, composer-performer Jessica Meyer joins the panel to discuss her new album, the joys of looping, Spotify CEO’s response to Taylor Swift, Avery Fisher Hall being renamed, the music of Comet 67P and Youtube’s launch of Music...
SoundNotion 185: I Can Kinda See Wiz Khalifa
This week on SoundNotion, pianist Dejan Lazic is doing the Internet wrong, Taylor Swift boycotts Spotify, Bard College has a new training orchestra, Medici.tv now live streams from Carnagie Hall and Atlanta reaches a labor deal. This week's panel: Sam...
SoundNotion 184: It Came From Frogs
This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel with his new album “s_traits” available November 4, 2014. Also, Klinghoffer fervor can stop already, Maestro Levine bags number 2500, 12 new Music Alive grants, and remembering Stephen...
SoundNotion 183: Hypothetical Steve Doocy
This week on SoundNotion, the panel struggles with the pain of being snubbed by Cecilia Bartoli. Plus: SoundCloud is struggling, YouTube Content ID pays out 1 billion since 2007, Alex Ross ponders the ‘Beethoven singularity’ and yMusic has a new...
SoundNotion 182: Really (Really) Long Music
This week on SoundNotion, Avant Media founder and artistic director Randy Gibson discusses cross-discipline works, the Avant Music Festival, Avant Media’s new monthly series Tangents, his upcoming premiere, and really (“really”) long music. This...
SoundNotion 181: Not a Michael Jackson Glove
Trumpeter and composer Brian Groder explores the realm between jazz and contemporary classical music and gives us insight on the nature of improvisation. This week's panel: David MacDonald, Nate Bliton, Patrick Gullo, Brian Groder.
SoundNotion 180: Computer Understudy
This week on SoundNotion we have composer and educator Ronald Bruce Smith. His work Constellation for orchestra and electronics is on the BMOP season opener October 12th. Plus: Composers want Atlanta to get back to work and Klinghoffer protests...
SoundNotion 179: #shelfie
This week on SoundNotion, Irving Fine Society founder and Library of Congress concert producer Nicholas Brown joins the panel. We discuss programming concerts and commissions at the library and how the country is celebrating the Irving Fine...
SoundNotion 178: Learning Process Learning
This week on SoundNotion Dave, Sam, and Patrick talk the Kennedy Center Honors, Nonesuch Records at 50, the Metropolitan Opera layoffs, the benefits of learning an instrument and dangerous scourge of elderly cane wielding opera patrons. This week's...
SoundNotion 177: Microphonobia
This week, composer Scott Wheeler joins the panel to discuss his new opera “Naga,” his new album of orchestral music on BMOP/sound, Alex Ross’s quibbles with classical music streaming, the Proms’ quibbles over Birtwistle and labor issues in Atlanta....
SoundNotion 176: Puckett’s Goldilocks Piece
This week the panel is joined by composer, educator Joel Puckett. He brought his Concerto Duo for flute and clarinet featuring Demarre and Anthony McGill with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. Birtwistle gets snubbed and we celebrate a final...
SoundNotion 175: Trust Your Audience
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by The Cavell Reed Trio with their newest album Dialogue. We discuss the benefits of chamber music, Martin Fröst’s new variety/virtuoso show Dollhouse, The Met’s labor deal and good fake instrument...
SoundNotion 174: Guerilla Distance Music
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by composer and train horn aficionado Keith Lay. We discuss his massive (metaphorically and literally) new work Distance Music at Lake Eola in Orlando Florida for spacialized train horns and brass...
SoundNotion 173: Entrepreneurial Nu Classical
This week on SoundNotion, we ponder questions for the ages. What does it mean to be a music entrepreneur (or is there such a thing)? What do you say when people ask you what kind of music you compose? Have a question about music that you’re afraid to...
SoundNotion 172: Successful-but-Stupid
This week, the panel comments on the Met crisis, classical music elitism, and “successful” music. This week's panel: David MacDonald, Nate Bliton, Patrick Gullo.
SoundNotion 171: Shots On Goal
This week on SoundNotion, we have composer/educator Marc Mellits. We listen to his work for traditional string band performed by Jake Schepps and the Expedition Quintet and discuss his Mellits Consortium commission Gravity for percussion quartet. This...
SoundNotion 170: George Crumb Always Did It First
This week on SoundNotion, teaching artist and composer Danny Clay joins the panel to discuss teaching kids composition with graphic notation and the obstacles this approach can overcome. Also, a piano is being put in Redwood Regional Park just for...
SoundNotion 169: The 0.0002%
This week on SoundNotion we have little music but lots of lawyers. SoundCloud is looking to solve licensing, Sony/ATV threatens to pull out of ASCAP/BMI, the NEA budget gets slashed 8 million bucks, and the FCC has received 647K Net Neutrality...
SoundNotion 168: Crazy Wigs and Hobbit Feet
This week on SoundNotion, we have composer, vocalist, writer and occasion Hobbit footed performer Kate Soper. She’s writing for and performing in interesting places and adventurous mediums. PLUS:Ellen McSweeney of NMBx is all about the Benjamins. This...
SoundNotion 167: Klinghoffer Madness
This week on SoundNotion we dig into the Met’s Klinghoffer controversy, an Opera Australia soprano’s homophobic rant, crowd surfing at Handel’s Messiah!?, YouTube’s new deal, RIP Horace Silver and Lee Hyla. PLUS: “I’ll have the Rings, hold the...
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