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Two composition faculty members win prizes from American Academy of Arts and Letters

Two Peabody composition faculty members were awarded prizes from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Kevin Puts received the Arts and Letters Award in Music. 79 more words


First Composition Finished!

So after quite a while I’ve finally finished my first composition. I added the sax back into the second part and I’m mainly happy with it. 313 more words


The “Top-down” Approach to Writing Thesis Statements and Starting Papers

Gregory Fraser and Chad Davidson’s book Analyze Anything: A Guide to Critical Reading and Writing has some specific examples of how to be more specific when writing essays. 480 more words

Le Tigran (new song)

For anyone interested, I wrote a new tune and programmed the bass and drums to give my band a rough idea of what I want. Good fun and a little different from what I have been writing. 39 more words


Gates again 3...

Final instalment of gates for now, there will be more. One thing I find fascinating alongside the abstract compositional nature of these is how people adapt things for use. 52 more words


A Splash of Color

After several posts emphasizing B&W it’s time for a little color – just a little

Every year my Christmas Cactus does a 2nd bloom. It’s that time again. 59 more words