• Composer Talk #5 (Eliot Burk, Anarchy, a year long performance piece)

    In this talk I had a discussion with friend and colleague Eliot Burk about Various compositions and philosophies including his work in "A Year Long Performance Piece" and Ideas of anarchy and identity.

    1h 19m | Feb 9, 2021
  • Composer Talk #4 (Milton Babbitt's Who Cares if you Listen)

    In this talk I had a discussion with composer and DMA candidate Jacob Blodgett about Milton Babbitt's famous essay "Who Cares if you Listen" and the separation of contemporary classical art music from the audience.

    55m | Oct 23, 2020
  • Composer Talk #3 (film scoring, AI, looping, music industry)

    A talk with Vincenzo De La Rosa, music librarian at Warner Bros., composer, bassist, and producer, we discuss a variety of topics including popular music, film scoring, AI, and looping.

    To learn more about Vincenzo De La Rosa and his music visit his website https://www.vincenzodelarosa.com/

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    1h 12m | Sep 5, 2020
  • Composer Talk #2 (censorship and concept albums/art)

    A talk with Elijah Pontercovo San Franciscan, bassist/composer about censorship of music/art, concept albums, large form compositions, and current events.

    1h 24m | Sep 5, 2020
  • Composer Talk #1 (prejudice in music theory and polystylism)

    A talk with Jacob Blodgett Doctoral candidate University of Hartford, about recent controversy over racism in music theory, the education system, and polystylism.

    1h 5m | Sep 4, 2020
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