If you were introducing 20th century music to a friend, a class, or a to
any just interested in Modern music and only had ten pieces to
show a spectrum or shows a evolutionary time line of music from
Pick ten pieces (operas, symphonies, c
For those of you following along with the World Cup... :)
So the 32 year old James starts his first UK tour.
Some people claim his father was an alright musician and songwriter.
But what of James - has he inherited his Dad's, or Linda's talents ?
(ps no fattist comments please or remarks about his slap)
Over the months and years I have been browsing around various composition forums I have noticed various observations and misconceptions made about composers and how they have learned their skills, either self taught or through formal training. So I aRead more…
Yes, I did say five.
You do not have to say why.
Just put them in order from favorite to fifth favorite.
3. Frank *EDIT* Franck (sorry, I never spell his name correctly)
If your opinions differ (by t
So I just recently finished a book entitled Breaking the Sound Barrier (An Argument for Mainstream Literary Music) by John Winsor and there were more then just a few things I disagreed with but the one thing that stood out the most and just rubbed meRead more…
It's all very easy to announce the composers you do like and who your favourites are. You don't have to justify your taste. No-one is going to challenge you. However, if you were to say: "I particularly dislike ______". It's inevitable that somebodyRead more…
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