Concert to feature variety of Jewish composers' works

...anniversary with a MasterWorks concert featuring works by Jewish composers. The concert will feature pieces by Mendelssohn, Milhaud...educational experience. He said that because many of the composers chosen wrote secular music, he was unaware of their connection...

Chorale will pay tribute to black composers

...Sunday. The concert, which will feature the works of black composers, offered the chorale both an interesting opportunity and...wanted pieces that showed the virtuosity of African-American composers," he said. "I want to present to the public a collection...

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Composers reach out to fight sheet music piracy

...summit of musical theater composers that included Jason...few years ago, when composer and Dramatists Guild...lyricists. Well-known composers have tens of thousands...site, there are some composers like Sondheim that have...Hardbody lyricist and composer Amanda Green understands...

Concert will salute American composer

...tribute to the 100th birthday of American composer Aaron Copland, he will be honoring a...on the street the name of an American composer, they would have probably said Copland...piece, but it is fun." Copland was a composer comfortable working within the American...

The composer and director behind the new 'Nine'

...One is an owlish imp, a professorial composer who is never at a loss for words. But...Nine' would have a text," said the composer, speaking not only of his score but...interrupt the flow of the central story. The composer readily agreed. "The minute David said...

Charleston's Spoleto Festival celebrates birthday of composer Philip Glass

...Nigel Redden, who met the composer 40 years ago. "It's...festival was founded by a composer and we feel increasingly it's desirable to have composers here," Redden said...was founded in 1977 by composer Gian Carlo Menotti as...

Movie composer enjoyed challenge of remix album

Film composer Anthony Marinelli (2 Days in the Valley...had a cohesive album concept," the composer said. "My job was to put that together...changing things, but adapting them," the composer said. "The melody had to be there...

Life & style
Elmer Bernstein, Oscar-winning composer, dead at 82

LOS ANGELES -- Film composer Elmer Bernstein, who created a brawny...he was no relation to the legendary composer Leonard Bernstein. "That's a common...Madame Butterfly'?" The young composer accepted the challenge, earning the...

Composer reaches for 'Crunch' in new 'Red Violin Concerto'

NEW YORK -- In the 1800s, composer Hector Berlioz asked string players to tap the wood of their bows...plucking another string with the left pinky. What's a 21st century composer to do? John Corigliano uses "the crunch," "extreme flautando...

Grammy-winning composer Michael Kamen dies at 55 in London

...Michael Kamen, the Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated composer who fused hard-rock riffs with classical styling in albums...trained and studied oboe at New York's Julliard School, the composer's distinctive long, curly hair and beard made him look more...