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Trumpeter Brian McWhorter: Ligeti's "Mysteries of the Macabre"

There is so much to love and study about this performance, and not just Brian McWhorter’s superb tone, technique, and intonation. It’s a great reminder how much other “stuff” is behind a good performance, not just the sounds coming out of your horn: stage presence, facial expressions, movement, yadda yadda. 66 more words

Trumpeters On Video

Online Resources #1: Ligeti, Boulez, Stravinsky and Benjamin

Anybody with a moderate interest in modern musicology will have noticed that the practice of performance as a form of musicological research has become more valued than ever. 341 more words

General Interest

Get Your Exercise, Day 2 – Etude No. 8, "Metal" by Gyorgy Ligeti

This week’s theme is…Get Your Exercise!  If you want to get stronger, you’ll go to a gym and work out.  But musicians can get stronger too, and to get their exercise, they might practice an etude, which is a French word for a piece of music written to strengthen a particular skill.   1,156 more words


Mind-Reading Musicians

Tech-junkies, creatives, music lovers, and people just looking for inspiration should enjoy this project. It’s what happens when you combine all of these elements. Without an agency or any budget. 409 more words

March 2016 - Univers Sonores

March 22 2016, 8:00 pm

Univers sonores – Strasbourg University cycle – concert (with pianists Vincent de Murcia, Marie Stoecklé, Daniela Tsekova and Elyette Weil) preceded by a conference (in french) by Nathalie Hérold,  52 more words