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Percy Grainger: Piano music

  Percy Grainger was something of an iconoclast. While the music world around him was deep into atonality and serialism, he was writing music based on folk song, but in a way unlike anyone else. He was a monumental pianist, … Continue reading

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Sam Hazo: Mr. Eyebrows

First off, a note on the title of this post. Two years ago Sam Hazo visited the All-State festival I was at. He conducted the teacher band in a program mostly consisting of his music, and some other band classics. … Continue reading

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Safe Sax

For those of you who don’t know, (Let me rephrase that: everybody) I am a composer. I write music blah blah. I recently finished a piece written for two alto saxophones, which is my primary instrument, for those of you … Continue reading

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