Enjoy Some New Custom Music! — Novel Soundtrax

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/325284367 Check out the latest, fun Simbi commission I finished for a professional blacksmith, wood, and leather worker! And, of course, there’s my previous custom tune, “The Groovy City,” to enjoy, as well as some new, indie short-film music! I’ll try to keep this post updated as I add more …

New Leviathan Tees!

Share your enthusiasm for “Leviathan” with this beautiful, custom tee or sticker! This lovely t-shirt (courtesy of Teespring) features an artistic rendering of Sarah Wallin-Huff’s own 6-string, dragon-shaped, electric violin, on which she has performed her Leviathan Concerto, and lots of other music and styles! Click to view slideshow. All funds raised go directly toward the recording…

via Brand New Leviathan Tees! — i Support New Music

Complete the Leviathan Experience with this Art-Book!

Now, the beautiful art-book and epic poem that completes the Leviathan Experience is available on Amazon! It’s an imaginative way to get a deeper understanding of the music’s story, and to make a solid connection between the changes in the Concerto and the scenes of the story they represent. via “The …

Making Music Come to Life

This season is bringing with it a most amazing opportunity to record some of my more challenging pieces with live musicians. I have always said that I would rather hear my work done by even mediocre live players than by a computer. To be fair, of course I want to …

Stream-of-Consciousness Composition

I recall the final question posed to me in my Graduate Oral Exam: “Where do you see yourself as a composer in the long history of composers before you?” (Or, something to that effect.) Honestly, I hated the question. At that point in my life, I’d been composing music professionally …

Official Release of ALLUSIONS!

ALLUSIONS is officially on the shelves, on the internet, on the airwaves…. available to all! You can find the album (featuring my original fan-favorite work for string quartet, “Anima Mechanicae”) at the links listed below! Physical CDs Amazon Arkiv Music Barnes & Noble Best Buy CD Universe HB Direct Digital …

Pierre Boulez on Composition, Post-1945

I think that music should be collective hysteria and magic, violently modern… I have a horror of discussing verbally what is so smugly called the problem of aesthetics… I prefer to return to my lined paper.

Pierre Boulez, Stocktakings from an Apprenticeship. Oxford: Clarendon and New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. Page 54.

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