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      2016 Gaudeamus graphic and spirit guide of the 70th festival

      2016 Gaudeamus graphic and spirit guide of the 70th festival

      In the Field: Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Part II

      Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, the Gaudeamus Festival festival, Gaudeamus Muziekweek, is a powerhouse contemporary music festival showcasing young talent from around the world. The second of our two-part series will feature interviews and audio from the established mentor composers at this year’s festival.     Yair Klartag There’s no lack of void [EXCERPT] […]

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      Stained glass from the interior of Basilica del Voto Nacional in Quito, Ecuador

      Stained glass from the interior of Basilica del Voto Nacional in Quito, Ecuador

      Modern Oratorio

      Large-scale sacred works might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of contemporary music, but a number of important composers are creating expansive works inspired by their concept of a higher power. John Adams: When Herod Heard fr. El Niño Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Nagano; Theatre of Voices; London Voices; Willard White, […]

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      Soundward: Digital Formats

      Another installment in our popular new series in which Relevant Tones host Seth Boustead and Q2 Music’s Phil Kline listen to and passionately discuss new releases. With each host bringing wildly different musical sensibilities to the table, Soundward is always lively, engaging and brimming with excitement for new music. Phil Kline is a composer and hosts […]

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