Paths Become Lines (Sirius Quartet - video)

New discovery (for me): the Sirius [string] Quartet. From their web site: "Born and bred in the d...

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Tag: classical-improvisation, classical-music, improvisation, sirius-quartet

Soundpainting #27: Bending Time

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Tag: evan-mazunik, soundpainting

Improv Quote of the Day: Appalling

Improv Quote of the Day: Appalling

Education should concern itself with the freeing of the mind for creativity. That makes a whole pe...

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Tag: creativity, education, hugh-downs, improvisation

New Visions of Music Making

New Visions of Music Making

This post is a trope on the felicitous phrases "Re-Imagining the University Ensemble Experience" ...

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Tag: a-soprano-on-her-head, accidental-collective, cerberus, david-cutler, eloise-ristad, latitude-ensemble, the-perfect-wrong-note, the-savvy-musician, william-westney

(Big) Improv Quote of the Day: What Does Improvisation Do For a Musician?

(Big) Improv Quote of the Day: What Does Improvisation Do For a Musician?

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180"] (Photo credit: Emilie Ogez)[/caption] For one, it gi...

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Tag: classical-music, greg-sandow, group-improvisation, improv-quote, improvisation, music, music-pedagogy, musicianship, sara-wachter, technique