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Barbara Croall

For our concert on December 11th, Trio d’Argento will be joined onstage by Barbara Croall.

A bit about Ms. Croall from her website:
“Born in 1966, Odawa composer Barbara Croall (Manitoulin Island, Kineu Dodem) is active internationally, with works performed in several European countries, Britain, the United States, and Canada over the past several years. 103 more words


Keroncong Song Competition 2014

Solo has just hosted the second national keroncong song competition. The aims of the contest were to encourage keroncongers to create new arrangements of old songs and to compose new songs complete with instrumental accompaniment. 233 more words


Silly Poem #140

When taking composers to buy groceries,

Everyone looked at me like I was pissed,

But, as I explained, they realized, it is

Wise to take a Chopin Liszt.



Alfred Schnittke’s deep roots

Since its premiere in 1986, Alfred Schnittke’s Концерт для смешанного хора (Koncert dlâ smeŝannovo hora/Concerto for mixed chorus) has gained prominence as a masterwork in the choral repertoire. 118 more words


The Quote Jar: Ten

Following each Q&A session I post a separate entry including quotes from various sites and publications from the web. Clicking each of the links will open a new window containing the full article or video (if publicly accessible). 143 more words


Hans Zimmer Scores Again

Interstellar, directed by the famous Christopher Nolan, hits theatres across the world. Hans Zimmer’s fans are speechless . And this time, it is something quite uncommon in film music that makes everyone stop and listen – organs. 281 more words


“Circle Round” by Rasplyn, Visual Art and Fantasy through Music

Artistic, visual, and atmospheric are just a few words to describe the recent release “Circle Round” from the composer Carolyn O’Neill who has adopted the moniker Rasplyn for her latest project. 325 more words