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6 01, 2012

Re-imagining Mozart

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The score to Mozart's 26th piano concerto is missing most of the left-hand piano part. Metropolis Ensemble commissioned composer/pianist Timothy Andres to re-imagine the entire left-hand part in his own 21st Century style. The premiere was described by music critic Alex Ross as "startling... mesmerizing... a fine display of creative bravado."

6 12, 2011

Esa-Pekka Salonen: The Rest Is Noise interview

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From Alex Ross: The University of Louisville has announced that the winner of the 2012 Grawemeyer Award for music is Esa-Pekka Salonen. He receives the prize in recognition of his Violin Concerto, which had its premiere in April 2009, during Salonen's final weeks as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. · Go to Esa-Pekka Salonen: The Rest Is Noise interview →

11 06, 2010

The Swinger

Fri, Jun 11, 2010|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |Comments Off on The Swinger

From Music Machinery: The Swinger is a bit of python code that takes any song and makes it swing. It does this be taking each beat and time-stretching the first half of each beat while time-shrinking the second half. It has quite a magical effect. · Go to The Swinger →

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