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ENNIO MORRICONE: Film Title Screens/Credits (1961 - 1966)

The following is a collection of on-screen Film Titles that have included music by Ennio Morricone. I have also included the screen credit for the Maestro when available, sometimes using his aliases of… 58 more words

Sounding Off with Daniel Jorgensen a.k.a. Carinthia

UniqueSound – Hello there! Before we start, without telling me where you are, can you name three different sounds you currently hear to best describe where you are or what you are doing right now? 1,303 more words

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March 26 ~ Today in Music History

. 1827 ~ German composer Ludwig van Beethoven died in Vienna. Beethoven is considered one of the greatest western composers ever. He composed many of his finest works after he had become totally deaf. 283 more words

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An EDM Sinfonietta

I recently premiered a new seven minute work for chamber orchestra, “Calligraffiti”, with Northwestern’s Contemporary Music Ensemble. It sat on a program featuring Claire Chase performing Saariaho and Boulez, and also with another student premiere and Rzewski’s “Coming Together”. 564 more words

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Books on the way!

Today I ordered two new books from Amazon. Music Notation in the Twentieth Century by Kurt Stone and Sounds and Signs: Aspects of Musical Notation by Hugo Cole. 113 more words

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1738 - Irish harpist and composer, Turlough O'Carolan, dies at Alderford House, the home of his patron Máire MacDermott Roe, in Ballyfarnan, Co Roscommon.

Death of Irish harpist and composer Turlough O’Carolan. His wake lasted four days! At age 18, he was blinded by smallpox and took to playing the harp. 60 more words

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Octopus Collective on Soundcamp

SoundCamp/Reveil: Octopus SoundCamp – Furness Peninsula – 2 to 3 MAY 2015

At the tip of the Furness peninsula, Barrow’s landscape is a mixture of  the industrial and the coastal, situated close to the Lake District and  bordered by Morecambe Bay, the Duddon Estuary and the Irish Sea, as  well as one of the highest concentrations of off-shore wind turbines in  the world. 183 more words

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