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Beyond the 88: A No-Fear Beginner’s Guide to Preparing the Piano

In my university music department, I run a weekly composition colloquium, bringing in guest composers and new music performers, as well as faculty speakers, with the latter often coming to talk about things like idiomatic writing and extended techniques for a particular instrument, or setting up a composer website, or digital publishing. A couple of years ago, some of my composition students asked me if I could spend one of those meetings on extended techniques for piano. I dug through my scores...
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Ecstatic Music Festival: 2018 lineup & tickets (Julianna Barwick, Kronos Quartet & more)

The 2018 Ecstatic Music Festival runs from January 27 to April 26 at The Kaufman Center in NYC, bringing together many artists and composers across various genres for collaborative performances. Continue reading… [Author: Jeremy Nifras]
Tags: Music, Music News, Tour Dates, Margaret Leng Tan, Ethan Iverson, Kronos Quartet, Glasser, Ecstatic Music Festival, Robbie Lee, Julianna Barwick, Xenia Rubinos, Bent Knee, Kaufman Center, Adam Schatz, Kelly Moran, Carla Kihlstedt