The Indeterminate Genius of John Cage: A Pioneering Composer and Musician

♫ 12 Tone Music Newsletter ~ by Mike Overly 12/ 08/2022

Into The Wonder

November 21, 2022

Curve Blue

307 views Oct 19, 2022Music from the album Gratitude, composed and performed by David Darling. Recorded and Mixed by Mickey Houlihan, Joe Shepard and Michael Verdick. Video footage and editing by Mickey Houlihan

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Making a New Album!

October 17, 2022


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What this means is that 50 backers (possibly all 57) will get an exclusive copy of the single already recorded, “Roads.” Then, my New England collaborators will be in the studio with me in the next three months making the rest of this album, with rewards to follow through summer and a concert in the Spring.

I want to take the time here as I will on other platforms to thank everyone for their contributions, I’ve already emailed you directly but more updates will be available on Kickstarter going forward.

Daily Articles by Gary Ewer

As you know, I spend a lot of time telling songwriters that their chords don’t need to be complex or even innovative in order for a song to succeed. They just need to support the melody, and as long as that melody is catchy, and assuming the lyrics you come up with are engaging, you’ve…

Five Easy Ways Your Chords Can Be More Interesting — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

Claire Chase Ironically, the first concert of flutist Claire Chase’s reign as Richard and Barbara Debs Creative Chair at Carnegie Hall in the 2022-23 season focuses on a dead composer. In honor of the groundbreaking composer and accordionist Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016), on January 21, 2023 Chase and friends perform an all-Oliveros concert. In addition to…

Carnegie Hall: Highlights of contemporary music in the 2022-2023 season —

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♫ 12 Tone Music Newsletter ~ by Mike Overly 09/15/2022 — 12tonemusic

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) was a German composer, music theorist, teacher, violist and conductor. Bernhard Billeter (Zurich, July 26, 1936) is a Swiss organist, pianist and musicologist.

Hindemith: Suite 1922, Op.26 No. 2 – “Shimmy” – Bernhard Billeter, 1960 – MHS OR H-423/424 — davidhertzberg

The Prom on August 26 was presented by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and their conductor, Nicholas Collon, joined by violinist Pekka Kuusisto. The program opened with La Mer by Debussy, which was given an extremely shaped and nuanced and always beautiful sounding performance. It was followed by Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending in a…

The Proms Ades et al, Public Service Broadcasting, Aretha Franklin —

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The Importance of Registering Copyright for Today’s Songwriters — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

Intrada II – Melchior Franck (0:00)Praeambulum In F; Canzona In F – Heinrich Scheidemann (1:32)Motet “Herr, Wenn Ich Nur Dich Habe,” SWV 280 – Heinrich Schütz (7:10)Four Pieces From “Octo Tonorum Melodiae” (Nos. 1, 2, 7, 3) – Thomas Stoltzer (9:55)Two Galliardes – Pierre Attaingnant Three Courtly Masquing Ayres (Nos. 9, 1, 2) – John…

Renaissance Music for Brass: Schutz, Gabrieli, Frescobaldi (1962) Gabriel Masson – Nonesuch H-71111 — davidhertzberg

In 1998 I have bought Jim Adkins’ debut album Just Chillin and was deeply impressed by his guitar music. Twenty four years later I renew my knowledge about this guitar maestro with his album Soul Expression (2022). In between, there have been such great albums as Turning Point (2001), License To Play (2004), City Streets (2008), and The Journey (2015). His latest album contains one cover version, […]

Jim Adkins – Soul Expression — Smooth Jazz Daily

Murray Wall, irreplaceable musician and man, moved to another neighborhood last month. Here is my first posting in his honor. There will be more. When dear and memorable people leave the planet, we don’t stop missing them in a few weeks, a few years, ever. Their absence is palpable, as was their singular presence. Murray […]


Henk Badings (1907-1987)Concert voor fagot, contrafagot en harmonieorkest in C “In memoriam Paul Hindemith” (1964)William Buchman, bassoonLewis Kirk, double bassoonDePaul Wind Ensemble Conductor: Donald DeRoche.Henk Badings was a Dutch composer. Born of Dutch parents in Java, he went to the Netherlands in 1915 as an orphan. His wish to follow a musical career met with…

Henk Badings – Concerto for bassoon, contrabassoon and concert band ‘In memoriam Paul Hindemith’ — Dutch Composers

Pacific Symphony teamed with Performances Magazine to bring all summer concert program books online and easily accessible through your mobile device. This convenient new way to view the concert information brings you front row and center for such incredible performances as Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert and Tchaikovsky Spectacular at FivePoint Amphitheatre […]

We’ve Gone Digital! — The Pacific Symphony Blog