michael diemer replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Music and crowdfunding
"Unfortunately, democracies have one very great weakness: the very freedom they so cherish ultimately is their undoing, as it permits those intent on restricting it, or even destroying it, free reign. For example, wishing someone a Merry Christmas…"
Nov 30, 2014
michael diemer replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Music and crowdfunding
"I agree with those who argue that artists should shun the public dole. If they can't make their audience willingly pay to "consume" their art (a bizarre way to put it perhaps but true), then they must be content to derive what satisfaction they can…"
Nov 30, 2014
Olga Krashenko replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Music and crowdfunding
"And here I'll put the text which was in the link. I think that it is better for the text to be more visible:
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COMPOSERS' MANIFESTOGERARD PAPE CIRCLE FOR THE…"
Nov 30, 2014
Olga Krashenko replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Music and crowdfunding
"I think that hope for "goverment support" comes from traditions of Europe and even of the past of Russia (Shostakovich time has its traces still in some people). Crowdfunding is quite known in USA, but less in Europe. For example, I did certain part…"
Nov 30, 2014
Tyler Hughes replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Music and crowdfunding
"Question:
how is that mode of thinking a sign that someone went to college? Because I know here in the south, and it may be different where you are, people who think that the government should pay for there things because they pay taxes isn't a…"
Nov 30, 2014
Tyler Hughes replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Music and crowdfunding
"This is a tricky one. On one hand if our governments help fund the musical arts we would have the recourses to reach more people, play more concerts, commission more works from up and coming composers who just need a chance. The Unfortunate side of…"
Nov 29, 2014
Olga Krashenko left a comment for Robert "Robby" Piotrowski
"Thanks for the comment!
You are right, I imagine myself the connection of music with high level spirit... how ever you would call it... in music you don't need to have words..."
May 27, 2011
SEDstar commented on Olga Krashenko's blog post Museum music
"so... if i f follow, you'd be happy (happier...) with older styles of music being played, as long as the orchestra wore period costumes?

Eh... i would think that was a neat spectacle..."
Oct 13, 2010
SEDstar replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Iannis Xenakis and the pedagogy of composition
"yes, its down on the lower left on that page.... i found it.

Uhm, yeah. I basically agree that a person should be educated outside of their field, whatever that field is.

The Renaissance in history, had the idea that you should have a broad range…"
Oct 12, 2010
Tombo Rombo commented on Olga Krashenko's blog post Museum music
"Have you read The Imaginary Museum of Musical Works by Lydia Goehr? I haven't read it but I've heard it summarized, she had some good points, similair to yours."
Oct 10, 2010
Andrew Gleibman replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Opportunities for collaboration
"This forum is discussing music technology; it can provide you with a feedback about your specific pieces, can give you brilliant recommendations about audio, MIDI, VSTi, harmony, notation, music form, texture etc. It is less likely that members of…"
Oct 10, 2010
Olga Krashenko replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Opportunities for collaboration
"As for collaborations, we are open to suggestions and proposals. However, what we are especially interested in involves collaborating with composers who direct their own festivals or concert series and who would be interested to invite us to perform…"
Oct 10, 2010
Andrew Gleibman replied to Olga Krashenko's discussion Opportunities for collaboration
"Hello Olga,
Welcome to the Composers' Forum. Your link contains interesting sounds and projects. Can you please specify what kind of collaboration you are looking for - it is not clear while looking at your site."
Oct 10, 2010

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