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BBC Radio 3's Composer Of The Week is a guide to composers and their music. The podcast is compiled from the week's programmes and published on Friday, it is only available in the UK.
 
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Meet the Composer
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Peabody Award-winning podcast that takes listeners into the minds of the composers making some of the most innovative and breathtakingly beautiful music today.
 
Join the quest! Learn how composers and songwriters create music in this podcast hosted by Minneapolis composer Charlie McCarron. Whether you’re a music composition grad or simply an occasional noodler on a guitar, each guest has a new perspective for you on the creative process of composing and songwriting, along with some concrete ideas to apply to your own music.
 
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Composer Of The Week
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Donald Macleod explores the life and work of composers. Composer Of The Week is one of BBC Radio 3's longest-running series and is broadcast on Radio 3 Monday to Friday at 12 noon. It's a guide to finding out more about composers, and an introduction to exploring their music. This podcast episode is an edited compliation of the entire week's programmes and is published each Friday lunchtime. The podcast is only available within the UK. For regulatory reasons, most classical music podcasts of ...
 
Join the quest! Learn how composers and songwriters create music in this podcast hosted by Minneapolis composer Charlie McCarron. Whether you’re a music composition grad or simply an occasional noodler on a guitar, each guest has a new perspective for you on the creative process of composing and songwriting, along with some concrete ideas to apply to your own music.
 
A weekly interview-based podcast to help composers with the business end of writing music through mindset, marketing, and business skills.
 
Podcast by John Presley
 
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Composer Code
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Let's make music
 
21st Century Composition
 
Chao-Jan Chang was born in Taiwan and has resided in Boston since 1993. His music has been performed by many professional ensembles such as Studio New Music Ensemble, Dinosaur Annex and Forum Music. In 2007, Warner Music and Better Music Recordings released his first CD album, Love Secrets, which features 4 of his chamber and electro-acoustic music compositions. He has also written music for a traditional Chinese instrumental ensemble performed at the Taiwan National Concert Hall and a major ...
 
The music of composer Richard Zarou.
 
Welcome to my personal Podcast feed. Mostly in here you'll find music: These are songs re-arranged in Mario Paint Composer, a program for PC/Mac built from a small piece of composing software from the SNES game "Mario Paint."
 
Composer Conversations is an outlet where composers can discuss their experiences living and working in the contemporary music world, the effect it has on their approach to music making, and hopefully in the process break down some of the mythology about what a composer is. In short it is a weekly interview series that focuses on the politics and daily life of the international new music scene from the point of view of the people living in it, alongside the music that the featured composer h ...
 
Composer of music for collaborative media, including music and/or orchestrations for over 15 PBS productions, the Urbanity Dance piece, "Observing," as well as other independent films, video games and television commercials. I'm based in Boston.
 
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Rhythm Composer
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Conceptual Electronic Music
 
FJB Podcast is made and presented by composer Flint Juventino Beppe. - I don’t claim to be a master in English. I don’t claim to be the most social person living on this earth. In the FJB Podcast, I just wish to share with you some stories or thoughts about music and life, naked, sincere and fearless. If you have any questions you wish me to discuss in FJB Podcast; please send them to me per e-mail fjb@fjbfingerprint.com I will do my best to answer all serious questions regarding my work as ...
 
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This episode is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! Multidisciplinary and Grawemeyer A ...…
 
Donald Macleod explores the conflicted relationships and mysteries in the life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.Donald begins this week’s episode by looking at Tchaikovsky’s early years as a civil servant, wrestling with the tension between his desire to compose music and his responsibilities as a bureaucrat in St Petersburg. We hear about some of t ...…
 
Donald Macleod explores the friendships, influences and struggles in the life and work of Ernest Chausson.Amédée-Ernest Chausson grew up in Paris during a period of great political, social and economic upheaval in France, from the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War to the advent of the Third Republic. His family, however, was materially little ...…
 
This episode is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! Film and media composer Penka Koun ...…
 
Donald Macleod is joined by Bernstein protegée, conductor Marin Alsop, to look back at Bernstein’s hectic life as composer, pianist, thinker and entertainer.There are no neutrals when it comes to Leonard Bernstein: exhibitionist, a playboy touring Italy in a Maserati, an exhilarating conductor, provocative thinker, ‘one of the most electrifying ...…
 
This episode is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! Composer Jonathan Dove shares his ...…
 
This episode is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! Entrepreneur and restaurateur Gabe ...…
 
In this episode of Composer Code, I chat with composer and sound designer Emmanuel Lagumbay. Emmanuel is out there fighting the good fight; networking like crazy, working with game devs to fulfill their visions, and helping other composers. We run in a lot of the same circles online, and I figured it was high time to have him on the show. Boy, ...…
 
Donald Macleod explores the strange, brilliant and occasionally nightmarish world of the Soviet composer Alfred Schnittke. The music of Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) is like being lost in a hall of mirrors. Staring back at you is the whole of music history - from Bach to modern pop via tangos, Soviet work songs, Gregorian chant and Viennese walt ...…
 
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of undisputed master, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
 
This episode is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! Lij Shaw is a Grammy-winning music ...…
 
Donald Macleod and Jeremy Summerly discuss elusive Renaissance master, Josquin des Prez.
 
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
 
This episode is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! Bruce Broughton has had a tremendo ...…
 
Renowned for his unique and sometimes complex original scores for the multi-award-winning video games BioShock, BioShock 2, BioShock Infinite; the dramatic orchestral score for EA Games’ adaptation of Dante Alighieri’s epic poem, Dante’s Inferno; and his BAFTA-nominated scores for Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor and Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War, ...…
 
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Italian experimental composer, Luciano Berio
 
Gordy Haab is a multi-award-winning film, video game and television composer who has written music for many well-known titles, including most recently: Microsoft’s “Halo Wars 2, and EA’s “Star Wars: Battlefront II”, and “Star Wars Battlefront I”, which won Music of the Year, Best Interactive Score, and Best Instrumental Score at the 2016 GDC G. ...…
 
This episode is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! Joel Corelitz is a composer who be ...…
 
Donald Macleod examines the life and work of German composer Carl Maria von Weber
 
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of French composer Charles Gounod
 
Jordan Critz is an award winning composer and producer. His work has been featured on numerous recordings as well as film and television including Disney, National Geographic, Apple, CBS, PBS, ABC, NBC, ESPN, Lifetime, TEDx and more. Jordan believes that every melody tells a story. His goal in composing and producing is to craft the melodies an ...…
 
Donald Macleod delves into the life and work of Giovanni Gabrieli
 
Tony Manfredonia is a composer living in Petoskey, MI, providing a sensory experience through colorful orchestration and warm melodies. Recent performances include ensembles such as the University of Cambridge Concert Band and the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra. Composing soundtracks for video games, such as Call of Saregnar and Kharon’s Crypt, ...…
 
James Landino is a rockstar. Well, an EDM-star (if that’s a thing). He got his start composing electronic music for a Flash game and through grit, determination, and being an all-around nice dude, he landed a gig at Harmonix. He’s built a career as the go-to guy for all things electronic, and as a result is now a freelancer, working on several ...…
 
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of French composer Maurice Ravel.
 
Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with 12tone (Cory), an educator, music theorist, and… metalhead? He’s one of the leading content creators in the music theory space, consistently delivering value with his signature top-down hand-written style of teaching. You can plum the depths of his channel for weeks and get almost a comprehensive kno ...…
 
Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with Taylor Ambrosio Wood, a Berklee grad, marimbist, and talented video game composer. It was a great convo with some incredible insights. My favorite bits were how to go about prospecting for gigs, why rescoring game footage is probably not the best idea, and how to set up your DAW like a painter sets u ...…
 
Donald Macleod explores the lifelong friendship between Brahms and the great violin virtuoso Joseph Joachim - and the music of genius that resulted
 
Peter Nashel is a New York based composer who works extensively in television and film. His latest television work includes Netflix’s Marco Polo as well as the Matt Damon and Ben Affleck produced Incorporated for SyFy. His recent film credits include Neon’s I, Tonya directed by Craig Gillespie and Tom McCarthy’s Win Win. He has worked with accl ...…
 
Donald Macleod explores the life of Lili Boulanger, the first female winner of France's most prestigious composition competition, the Prix de Rome
 
In this dense episode of Composer Code, I chat with the fountain of knowledge known as Sebastian Wolff. Sebastian is a sharp, yet humble and soft-spoken gentleman who has a keen vision for the future of video game music-makers. He’s founded multiple companies including Loudr, and more recently, Materia Collective. Materia Collective is the larg ...…
 
Success = consistency over perfection. That’s the biggest takeaway I took from my value-packed interview with Carlos Eiene, aka, insaneintherainmusic. We chatted about his origins, his influences, his advice for young composers, the STARS system he uses for sight-reading music, his fascination with checklists, and the neuroscience of rememberin ...…
 
KRIS’ READING LIST: JAZZ THEORY & BIOGRAPHIES: Arranging for Large Jazz Ensemble – Berklee Press Mark Levine books Jazz Composition Theory and Practice – Berklee Press Henry Mancini – Sounds and Scores Barbershop Arranging Manuel Scott Joplin Complete Piano Works They All Played Ragtime – Harriet Janis and Rudi Blesh Early Jazz and The Swing Er ...…
 
RESOURCES MENTIONED: Adam Neely’s Berklee Senior recital: Deep Work by Cal Newport: http://amzn.to/2mAH1xi Pomodoro Technique: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomodoro_Technique Day One App: Home ———- I sat down with my good buddy and fellow composer Steven Melin to chat about creative burnout. This recorded conversation was recently featured on ...…
 
Aaron Copland is the composer who, more than any other, defined the sound of American classical music. Copland's life spanned every decade of the 20th Century, and this week Donald Macleod explores the composer's life and music against the background of the events of that Century.
 
This episode is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! Composer and educator Eddie Jacobs ...…
 
Donald Macleod pieces together the truths as he traces Verdi's life and music.
 
Robert W. Smith (b. 1958) is one of the most popular and prolific composers in America today. He has over 600 publications in print with the majority composed and arranged through his long association with Warner Bros. Publications and the Belwin catalog. Mr. Smith is the President/CEO of RWS Music Company, exclusively distributed through C. L. ...…
 
Donald Macleod unravels the rich musical legacy of a composer known almost exclusively for one iconic work: the "Canon in D".
 
Vexier - Scordatura Violin and Loopstation(Extract) by Sophya Polevaya
 
Michael Hall is an internationally recognized soloist/teacher with over 40 compositions written for him, teaches at VanderCook College of Music, and is co-founder/Artistic Director of the Bandung Philharmonic—the first professional orchestra in Indonesia. As a soloist, Michael has appeared in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, Vienna, Reykjavik, Bangkok ...…
 
Donald Macleod looks at the life and music of Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, notorious for the murder of his first wife and cousin, Maria d'Avalos.
 
Donald Macleod looks at the development of Debussy's career against his personal life
 
Brooklyn born and bred artist Tamar-kali is a second-generation musician with roots in the coastal Sea Islands of South Carolina. As a performing and recording artist, she has defied boundaries to craft her own unique alternative sound. 2017 marked her debut as a film score composer. Her ‘expressive and varied score swells around dramatic wides ...…
 
The fourth episode of the BasilTonic Podcast! Originally aired on 3/19/2018By basiltonic18@gmail.com (John Bielfeldt).
 
The third episode of the BasilTonic Podcast! Originally aired on 2/8/2018By basiltonic18@gmail.com (John Bielfeldt).
 
The second episode of the BasilTonic Podcast! Originally aired on 1/25/2018By basiltonic18@gmail.com (John Bielfeldt).
 
The first episode of the BasilTonic Podcast! Original air date was 1/11/2018By basiltonic18@gmail.com (John Bielfeldt).
 
Donald Macleod explores a hugely successful episode in Haydn's life, his London years.
 
Donald Macleod joins the Oscar winning film composer Rachel Portman in her studio in London, to chat about her life and music for film and the concert platform.
 
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