Entries from Notes from the University of Illinois Music Library tagged with 'composers'

John Cage Unbound - A Living Archive: Call for participation

A letter from Jonathan Hiam Curator, American Music Collection and The Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts The John Cage Centennial is upon us. To celebrate Cage's legacy, The New...

Steve Reich wins Pulitzer for Double Sextet

Steve Reich wins Pulitzer for Double Sextet Tom Huizenga NPR 4/20/09 and Steve Reich: Minimalism In The Mainstream NPR 4/20/09...

Homage to letter-writing earns Grawemeyer music prize

2009 Grawemeyer Award Announced "The Lost Art of Letter Writing, a four-movement concerto for violin and orchestra by Australian composer Brett Dean, has earned the 2009 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition."...

Music Made for 50 States

'Chasing Light': Music Made For 50 States By Jeff Lunden NPR's All Things Considered, November 3, 2008 "It isn't every day that a small community orchestra gets to play a new work by a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer [Joseph Schwantner]. But...

Language Barrier

A thought-provoking article about the language of music from the perspective of different musical camps, from the blog of Minnesota Orchestra violist Sam Bergman. "In yesterday's post, I talked a bit about conductors and arrangers who "speak the language" of...

Interview with composer Philip Glass

Philip Glass: Complex Minimalist NPR Morning Edition October 3, 2008 "The music of Phillip Glass elicits an array of opinions. Some love it; some don't. Some just don't get it. When he sat down to talk with Morning Edition host...

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