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Incredible high school musicians from Venezuela! | Gustavo Dudamel

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 26, 2016

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http://www.ted.com The Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra contains the best high school musicians from Venezuela’s life-changing music program, El Sistema. Led here by Gustavo Dudamel, they play Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, 2nd movement, and Arturo Márquez’ Danzón No. 2.

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JOSHUA DOS SANTOS, GERSHWIN, CUBAN OVERTURE

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Michael Tilson Thomas – Music and emotion through time

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 25, 2016

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http://www.ted.com In this epic overview, Michael Tilson Thomas traces the development of classical music through the development of written notation, the record, and the re-mix.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the “Sixth Sense” wearable tech, and “Lost” producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate

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MTT- Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4, 4th mvmt

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 25, 2016

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John Coltrane’s “Ascension” — Bibliolore

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 23, 2016

In his last years John Coltrane’s quest for spiritual understanding was manifest on his albums, as well as in many of the quartet’s titles, beginning with A love supreme (1964). He increasingly incorporated elements of world music into his own jazz compositions, including African and Caribbean modalities and rhythms, Middle Eastern reed tonalities, pentatonic scales, […]

via John Coltrane’s “Ascension” — Bibliolore

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Add Some Style to Your Songwriting — SongSmith

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 23, 2016

“Write great music that you can be proud of today, a month later, and even 25 years from now. At SongClass, you will discover an ever-expanding collection of high quality interactive songwriting lessons, advice, technics and other resources to help you develop your songwriting talents to the highest levels possible.” Register at http://songclass.biz -SongSmith-

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Diana Krall _ I Remember You

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 21, 2016

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Stephane Grappelli & Yehudi Menuhin – Autumn Leaves

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 21, 2016

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Open Letter to New Composers | Ongaku Concept – Video Game Music Theory

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 19, 2016

 

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Top 10 Video Game Music Composers

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 19, 2016

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September 18, birthday of Henriette Renié — Kurt Nemes’ Classical Music Almanac

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 19, 2016

Since July, I have been concentrating solely on female composers. You can read about that in my post from July 19. If I can’t find one born on the calendar day, I won’t post. On with today’s composer. I’m very excited to learn that Henriette Renié (18 September 1875 – 1 March 1956) has, unbeknownst to me, […]

via September 18, birthday of Henriette Renié — Kurt Nemes’ Classical Music Almanac

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Let’s Talk About Music Licensing — SongSmith

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 18, 2016

If you’re new to the world of making music, licensing could be a bit confusing for you. However, not only is it important at the music creator level, it is also pivotal to how the entire industry is run. In recent times, the issue of who has the rights to use music and for what […]

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Stephen Hough’s Rules for Concert-going — Anatomy of Perceval

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 17, 2016

I’ve written about how to attend a classical music concert before on this blog here and here. Stephen Hough agrees with me! I wanted to share his thoughts about attending the BBC Proms. Enjoy!

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Leonard Bernstein – God, leave us this one Mystery, Unsolved – Why Man Creates? — Art of Quotation

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 17, 2016

“God, leave us this one mystery, unsolved: why man creates.” – Leonard Bernstein, American, composer, conductor, author, lecturer, and pianist

via “God, leave us this one mystery, unsolved: why man…” — Art of Quotation

Frank Mckinney – The Bass Effect — Smooth Jazz Daily

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 17, 2016

The Bass Effect album is for everybody who likes good music that will take you to a nice place and make you feel real good inside Frank Mckinney music represents the love of from his heart threw his fingers to your ears catering to people of all audiences. Each song has its own mood. There […]

via Frank Mckinney – The Bass Effect — Smooth Jazz Daily

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Jason Mraz-What Would Love Do Now

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 16, 2016

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Advanced Theory – Harmony | Music Matters

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 16, 2016

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Philip Glass Among 2015 National Medal of Arts Recipients — NewMusicBox

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 16, 2016

President Obama will present Philip Glass with the National Medal of Arts next week for his “groundbreaking contributions to music and composition.” The event will be live streamed.

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The String Quartets of Krzysztof Meyer : a major achievement of the second half of the 20th century — Musica Kaleidoskopea

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 16, 2016

Krzysztof Meyer (born 11 August 1943) is a Polish composer, pianist and music scholar, formerly Dean of the Department of Music Theory (1972–1975) at the State College of Music (now Academy of Music in Kraków), and president of the Union of Polish Composers (1985–1989). Meyer served as professor of composition at the Hochschule für Musik […]

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Avalon by Benny Goodman from Live At Carnegie Hall 1938 Concert on Columbia.

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 15, 2016

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 This is from a Maxell-XLS2 chrome cassette tape obtained from local thrift shop, and the artists featured along with Benny Goodman are: Harry James, Count Basie, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton, Cootie Williams, Bobby Hackett.

Transferred to digital using stereo gear on background photo.

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