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Michael McCooe – Composer: Scarlatti

Domenico Scarlatti (26 October 1685 – 23 July 1757) was an Italian composer who spent the majority of his composing career working for the Portuguese and Spanish royal families. 96 more words

Michael McCooe

Valentine Hemery

Added a short biography of Valentine Hemery to the Composers page


Exclusive Interview with Chris Hajian about his score for 'The Infiltrator'

With “The Infiltrator,” Brad Furman’s movie about U.S. Customs special agent Robert Mazur (played by Bryan Cranston) and his attempt to bust Pablo Escobar’s money-laundering operation back in 1985, I couldn’t help but expect a film score that was inspired by Jan Hammer’s music from “Miami Vice” or a variety of electronic scores that were very popular at the time. 2,447 more words

Medieval music and memory

Although writing allowed medieval composers to work out pieces in their minds, it did not make memorization redundant—rather, it allowed for new ways to commit music to memory. 143 more words


Anton Reicha's Academic Side

Paris Conservatory of Music c 1900.  Site of Reicha’s academic work.  En.wikipedia.org; accessed 20.07.16 251 more words
Music History

Concert Band Works

Dante Ascending (grade 4)

Millennial Dances (grade 4)

Noble Rappahannock (grade 4)

Sawyer Heritage (grade 3)

Cambridge Blue (grade 4+) – coming soon!

For the Love of Aphrodite (grade 4+) – coming soon!

Noble Calling (grade 4) – available soon!