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Mozart

Today is the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born in Salzburg, Austria (1756). By the age of five, he was proficient at the violin and piano and had begun composing. In his short lifetime, he composed more than 600 works … Continue reading

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An Interesting Day – Michaelmas Sept 29

      In the Christian world, today is Michaelmas, feast day of the archangel Michael, which was a very important day in times past, falling near the equinox and so marking the fast darkening of the days in the … Continue reading

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The Last Steinway

It was on this day in 1853 that Henry Steinway, who had come here from Hamburg in 1849, sold his first American-made piano. He introduced the first cast-iron frame, which allowed a piano to be strung with greater tension on … Continue reading

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A Composer is a Messenger of Vision

These excerpts from Deepak Chopra, MD are as valuable to musicians and artists as they are to everyone. I think as a composer, and a performer, you are a “messenger of vision.” A leader must be action-oriented, turning his decisions into … Continue reading

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the lament

The lament of all men is that they haven’t done all the things they were meant to do.

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A Conscious Artist’s Lifestyle

Becoming more conscious will make you more successful in art and in every area of life.  This is vastly neglected by most people. They approach life on a day-to-day basis doing three things: 1. Following a set routine 2. Coping … Continue reading

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Ligeti – Artikulation

Ligeti – Artikulation by tonicadominante What does music look like? With new sounds and new technologies, the question is more apt than ever.  Music notation takes on a different meaning in the age of computers. After all, the essential divide … Continue reading

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To The Crazy Ones

To The Crazy Ones Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Jazz

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Time Continuum

On the 53 millisecond of the 11th second, of the 29th minute, of the 7th hour, on a Friday, the 18th day, of the month of November, in the year 2011 … well I had a thought. A computer uses … Continue reading

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