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Composing and Gender Equality

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 8, 2017

Earlier this week Susanna Eastburn, chief executive of Sound and Music, wrote an article expressing by March 2020, ‘at least 50% of the composers we work with will identify as women.’ This is a major step for gender equality in music and composing. The also article talks about gender equality and the ‘drop out’ rate of […]

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Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 25, 2017

 

East Windies Players begin 2017 by embarking on 20th Century music with Carl Nielsen’s famous Wind Quintet Op 43. Here is some generic info about Nielsen (for starters): Carl Nielsen age 14, 16th Battalion, Odense Denmark’s most prominent composer (orchestral and chamber music) Works are organized by CNW (Carl Nielsen Works) numbers Generally […]

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Nineteenth Century History: 1820-1830 {Composers of the Romantic Period}

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 25, 2017

The Romantic Period, a time in history where composers wished to reduce their listeners to tears and melt their hearts, ran from around 1825 to 1900. To be honest, this was a tough week for me to plan. I am so very unmusical, so my go-to option for planning a week based on composers is […]

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Women classical composers – the January edition

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 15, 2017

Our culture doesn’t really expose young people en masse to much more than current popular music. And that’s a shame.

via Women classical composers – the January edition — WangDangADingADingADong

Joep Franssens – Harmony of the Spheres

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on October 13, 2016

David Wise – 7 of the Game Composer’s Grooviest Compositions — Professional Moron

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on August 12, 2016

A bit of culture today as we look at David Wise’s genius compositions – the legendary British composer has gifted some of Nintendo’s best games with stunning ambience. His most famous work is for the SNES Donkey Kong County Trilogy, but he’s also worked on performed on many other projects, including modern mobile games such […]

via David Wise: 7 of the Game Composer’s Grooviest Compositions — Professional Moron

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SCORE EXCHANGE – For Composers

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on August 12, 2016
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Tilia Daughter — Glorialana’s Blog

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 30, 2016

Hello God! Thank You for the beautiful Tilia tree I am sitting under when the words are flowing from my head. Today is the last day of June and I invite you to celebrate this day with wonderful music and paintings. I love the name “Tilia” – it sounds so musical as a tender violin’s […]

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Beethoven – Overture to Egmont – by Classical Life

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 29, 2016

A very young Sergiu Celibidache conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in 1950 in the ruins of the old Philharmonie.

via Video: Beethoven: Overture to ‘Egmont’ — Classical Life

Maurice Ravel String Quartet in F major

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 28, 2016

Tristan Murail (*1947) – Territoires de l’oubli (1977)

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 14, 2016

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Hugo Alfvén – Svensk Rapsodi nr 1, Op.19 – Midsommarvaka

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 14, 2016

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Advice for Young Composers

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on April 20, 2016

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THOMAS NEWMAN – THE BEST OF THOMAS NEWMAN

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 3, 2016
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David Popper – Requiem for 3 Cellos & Piano, Op.66 | Krishnaswami, Wharton, Salman, Salman

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on February 19, 2016
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Enrique Crespo – Suite American No. 1, Ragtime | Mosaic Brass Quintet

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

Robert Schumann – Romance no.2 for flute and piano – by Roderick Seed

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on February 5, 2016

Franz Schubert – Austrian Music Composer

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

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Darius Milhaud – La Création du Monde, Federico Mondelci conductor

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 22, 2016

Pierre Boulez talks about his music

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 9, 2016
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