Graphic scores for improvising

Graphic scores are guides for musical improvisation. These visual scores may not have any standard musical notation. There may be text directions to help you interpret the imagery — these directions may be specific or general.   Music exists in time. So, how do you mix the time basis of music with an image that you see   Read More...

Listening: Zwilich

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Symphony No. 2, “Cello” played by the Louisville Orchestra, conducted by Lawrence Leighton Smith on First Edition Heard via Naxos Music Library (Naxos ID FECD-0004)

Naxos Music Library via IMSLP

If you become a subscribing member to IMSLP for only $22, you get access to Naxos Music Library, a wonderfully comprehensive collection of classical-music recordings, from most of the standard record labels. I subscribed as a regular Naxos member for several years for $150/year and I thought it was well worth it. Any classical piece   Read More...