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Sofia Gubaidulina, "Offertorium," Part I

Sofia Gubaidulina, Offertorium (1980), concerto for violin and orchestra

This is the first installment of a two-part exploration of Sofia Gubaidulina’s “Offertorium.” This piece became a favorite of mine several months ago, and between the piece itself and what Gubaidulina has to say about it, there is quite a lot of fascinating ground to cover. 529 more words


Piece of the Week - 7/18/2014

This week I have for you a symphony by my favorite composer alive today, David Maslanka. This is his second overall, but his first for wind symphony as well as his first in the style that made him famous. 155 more words

Manuel Ponce

The composer at a young age in watercolors from a vintage photo. Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar (8 December 1882 – 24 April 1948) was a  49 more words


Generation Z : Forgotten History of the Soviet experimental Music of the Early 20th Century

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This information is gathered from : http://asmir.info/genz_r.htm

For the complete report,  please go to his site.

Exposition “Generation Z» devoted the forgotten history of the Soviet experimental music 1920-1930’s.  49 more words

Experimental Music

The Rite of Spring - Jazz Version played by The Bad Plus

I have recently been listening to Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. I came across this version. It works really well as a Jazz version because of the complex rhythms Stravinsky used in the original piece. 9 more words