Posts tagged music
The Curious Case of Milton Babbitt

Why does atonal music suck?  The canon of Western Art Music (more commonly called classical music) stretches back centuries and you can more or less trace its progression in styles, forms, and complexities in a somewhat linear path beginning in the 13th and 14th centuries.  And for the most part, each composer in that chain builds off and is influenced by the composers…

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{OPEN THREAD} Making Music your Business

Hey folks, welcome to our first open thread blog. As you may or may not know, I started Zechiel Music Transcription back in 2001 as a teenager and grew the business out of my dorm room at USC. Those of you who make music your business, how did you get started and what have been your main struggles as a working musician? Sound off if the comments below!

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{GUEST POST} Wife of a Musician: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the John

About four years into our dating relationship, John and I broke up. Obviously this story has a happy ending as we are married with two kids now, but we were broken up for about five months in 2010. There were many reasons for this temporary split, most of which I won’t be going into here, but one of the reasons was this…

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