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Try out this interesting web site - you click on the score to add to the composition!
The current piece is for violin and piano. Written in Java - be sure to wait for the Java Applet to load. An experiment in creating a
new method of composing.
Learn more about this contemporary classical composer
with his online biography, repertory list, upcoming
performances and much more!
Composer and Pianist
On-line since 1997, this site is the authoritative
internet reference to the music, recordings and
writings of the contemporary English musician John
The official website for composer and conductor
Gerard Schurmann. Includes a full works list, biography,
an article on the film music, performance reviews
A Czech composer and conductor, represents a progressive
and distinctive voice of twentieth century Czech
music. Despite having lived a short life Kapralova
produced a remarkable output of important works
and her music continues to be played in various
parts of the world. Her many achievements include
conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra in her Military
Sinfonietta at the opening of the ISCM Festival
in London in 1938. The web site is mainly in English
with some pages (bio and works) also in Czech and
French (and other languages in the future).
The BBC Music Magazine (June 1999) has hailed Kapralova
as "a genuinely fascinating voice in inter-war
Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Born with the intent to provide musicians, as well
as all music lovers, with the ability to quicky
locate any needed sheet music. At a price which
is affordable to all, the desired music can be downloaded
from their web site directly to the user's PC and
subsequently displayed and/or printed.
Born in Uccle, Belgium in October 1958. After studies
of musicology between 1976 and 1978 (ULB), he has
obtained at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels the
following first prizes : history of music, musical
pedagogy (solfege), harmony, counterpoint, fugue,
bassoon and the advanced diplomas of solfege (contemporary
music) and chamber music. He worked musical conducting
with René Defossez and Robert Janssens.
Dedicated to music from an early age. Since 1963,
he has introduced much new music to Flanders with
his group WHAM [dutch acronym for Working Group
for Contemporary and Topical Music], including music
by Christian Wolff, Cornelius Cardew and John Cage.
State Of Classical Music
A Prognosis For Its Future In The 21st Century
A lively discussion on classical music's place in
society and what the future holds. Meant to provoke
a dialogue for the future role of the arts in the
contemporary world. A must read for all concerned
about classical music and the arts sponsored by
Babel Magazine Online!
The New Consonant
The official site of new consonant music and postmodernism.
Biographies of composers and performers, MIDI files
and how to be published.
The New Composers write music as a way to induce
emotion - love, fear, dream of beauty, mystical
experience or simply ordinary feelings. And with
the old concept of beauty and pleasure!
Home of beautiful music from Southern California!
The Official Website
Comprehensively addresses all aspects of the man's
music and his writings on music. It already runs
to 250 pages and is packed with detailed information
about all the music written by this, the last great
This Connecticut based Classical choral group performs
the entire choral repertoire in the Connecticut
and Metropolitan New York area with the finest singers,
an annual concert series, commissions, and recordings.
They bring the beauty of choral literature and the
instrument of its transmission, the human voice.
A site of the polish conductor Grzegorz Nowak, chef
conductor at the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (CAN)
and the Polish National Symphony Orchestra.
Read about the giant of 20th century music -- Karlheinz
Stockhausen. With an extensive collection of interviews,
texts, photo gallery, concert schedule and even
a few cartoons, this is a don't-miss-site of one
of the world's leading composers! The wonderful
site is written in both English and German.
for the Promotion of Contemporary Composers
The Internet's largest informational resource for
composers and performers of contemporary art music.
A large catalogue of new music by our member composers.
If any performers are looking for innovative new
works to perform alone or with other instruments,
they will be sure to find what they are looking
for at CPCC.
Additionally, they devote a section of their site
to recent and upcoming concerts of new music. Anyone
that wishes to promote an upcoming concert that
includes contemporary music can fill out their submission
form and get a little free advertising.
Composer / Conductor
A composer/conductor and an organist at Biel/Bienne,
a little town (near Bern) in Switzerland. Text is
Description of Modern classical music
Modern classical music refers to music written in the 20th century and beyond. Although much of it draws heavily on earlier forms, modern composers also experimented with rejection of long-held ideas; notably, Arnold Schoenberg questioned the traditional notions of harmony with his twelve-tone system, and John Cage questioned the very definition of music with his use of chance and found sounds.
Modern classical composers include:
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