So your game, app, film or obscure perfume advert is finished and it’s time to move to the next step – Music.
This may be a short-lived process; glossed over, overlooked and under-indulged. 434 more words
Last week, Sound and Music published the findings of a survey we undertook to find out how much the commissioning of new work contributed to a composer’s income. 387 more words
A view from the stalls
There was a time, back in the 1970s when, as a Proms ingénue, just reading the words “new commission” or “world premiere” in the programme would make my heart sink for these dread words heralded what was surely going to be a vile cacophony of atonality, crashing dissonances and weird soundscapes of which an albeit musical child of 7 or 8 could make neither head nor tail. 1,347 more words
Not often do you see an American composer adopting Indian music like his own, and rendering compositions that send you into a trance. Shankar Tucker, who rose to fame with his channel called “The ShrutiBox”, manages to pull off what contemporary Indian music composers strive to do, and with exemplary efficiency. 7 more words