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February 2015 Blog Posts (6)

String Quintet/String Orchestra Op.2 No.1

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I have recently had the above…

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Added by Stephen Lines on February 26, 2015 at 10:12am — No Comments

LEAFY AND GREEN (SCORE PDF)

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Added by Socrates Arvanitakis on February 25, 2015 at 3:04am — No Comments

The first of four, maybe with some help from you...

I am currently working on a series of four compositions dealing with issues of authorship, oral story telling and the place and manipulation of the media in the 21st century. The original idea was to create a contemporary variation of music similar to that of the Griots of West Africa.

This was performed/composed/created as an interactive improvisation where people could turn up with their instruments and jam along with the Kora (21 string West African harp). The kora,…

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Added by Paul Buckby on February 22, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

New (relatively) trio

Here's a link to a relatively new trio for flute, viola and contrebass. Why these instruments? Well, the work was written in response to a call for scores. Thoughts?

https://soundcloud.com/bill-joel/trio-b-1

Added by William J. Joel on February 12, 2015 at 3:17pm — 3 Comments

Frustration

How can I say this, gently ... I am so frustrated that there are insufficient avenues for the amateur composer to have their works read/played. And worse, it seems that many believe that only folks under thirty can be called new composers. What is someone, like me, started seriously composing late in life, after dealing a non-musical career? Are we to be penalized because we're "old"?

Nuff said!

Added by William J. Joel on February 12, 2015 at 12:02pm — 9 Comments

Correspondence in Key Variations

Subject: Thoroughvoice notation 

Title: The Adhering I

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"What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried."



Abraham Lincoln…

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Added by Rican Lee on February 2, 2015 at 7:23pm — 1 Comment

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