So I was in the pub the other evening chatting about a link that was sent to me about a 20th century composer called Roland Kayn (1933-2011). 268 more words
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I sat down with composer/bassist Chris Van Voorst Van Beest recently to go over some of the extended techniques for the flute. Chris asked me a lot about the percussive sounds available to flutist, and in the spirit of sharing, here some of the things we talked about. 441 more words
THANK YOU, THANK YOU THIRD ANGLE! The “Made in Italy” concert, in conjunction with the Portland Art Museum is one of my top 3 favorite shows you have ever done. 866 more words
Classical Discoveries: 20th century turned Classicist: Prokofiev's Symphony No.1 in D major, "Classical"
(Most of the material for this episode is based on The BBC Proms Guide To Great Symphonies, as well as The Encyclopedia Of Music by Max-Wade Matthews and Wendy Thompson and kennethwoods.net, the website of the American conductor). 1,484 more words