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Free Download: from darkness, rising (solo viola)

Every week day, I post what I call a “composer prompt.”  The idea is to help stimulate creative thinking or to assist composers (particularly students) looking for new ideas. 99 more words


First Dutch review of our new CD

More reviews are coming in! This one is for our Dutch followers, from conductor/singer/orchestrator Ruben Smits. (Want to come to our cd release concert on 4 december? 215 more words


Australia: Compositions by Sorin Lerescu appear on Bridges, Volume 1

Sorin Lerescu, ISCM World New Music Days 2010, Sydney, Australia

Sorin Lerescu (b.1953) studied composition with Tiberiu Olah and Anatol Vieru at the National University of Music in Bucharest. 129 more words

Dante Ascending (concert band)

Commissioned by Brian Wilson for his Oshkosh West High School bands.

Score and parts will be made available for sale after the premiere.  Recording will be posted as soon as I have it. 264 more words


Today's Composer Prompt (Moody)

Composer a florid, sinuous melody for viola alone.

Begin in a lydian mode and gradually progress from this very “bright” mode to the “darkest” mode (locrian). 20 more words


Today's Composer Prompt (Being Grateful)

For unaccompanied SSAA choir, set a short poem that you believe captures a spirit of great optimism or gratitude.

You may use only consonances (that is, major/minor thirds and their inversions, and perfect intervals). 32 more words