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Stephen Taylor
Works at University of Illinois
Lives in Urbana, Illinois
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Messiaen, Quartet for the End of Time
Excellent recording with score;  the YouTube link has detailed notes and starting times for each movement.
Excellent recording with score;  the YouTube link has detailed notes and starting times for each movement.
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Beethoven Symphony No. 3
Gustavo Dudamel conducting the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra;  the finale begins at 36:19.
Gustavo Dudamel conducting the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra;  the finale begins at 36:19.
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Bach, Goldberg Variations - Glenn Gould, 1955
J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Goldberg Variations, BWV 988.  Glenn Gould, piano (recorded in mono, 1955)
J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Goldberg Variations, BWV 988.  Glenn Gould, piano (recorded in mono, 1955)
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Bach, Goldberg Variations - Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord
Recording with score.
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Bill Evans, Blue in Green
Bill Evans, "Blue in Green," take 3.
Bill Evans, "Blue in Green," take 3.
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ISYM Composition 2014 Daily Schedule
Hello, and welcome to ISYM Composition 2014! Here is our schedule for the week - this may change depending on what you are all interested in. TIME ACTIVITY LOCATION 8:15 - 9:15 am Composition Studio Class MB CAMIL I - 5047 Monday: Variations and passacaglia...
Hello, and welcome to ISYM Composition 2014! Here is our schedule for the week - this may change depending on what you are all interested in. TIMEACTIVITYLOCATION8:15 - 9:15 amComposition Studio ClassMB CAMIL I - 5047Monday: ...
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Unofficial rules for handwritten notation
My unofficial rules for writing music by hand: Always use a straight edge for stems and beams. Beams should be thicker than stems. Stems should extend an octave above or below their notehead. For the middle line and higher, stems go down; below the middle l...
My unofficial rules for writing music by hand: Always use a straight edge for stems and beams. Beams should be thicker than stems. Stems should extend an octave above or below their notehead. For the middle line and higher, ...
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What, really?  Unless part extraction's needed, I find handwriting as fast as computer.  But I'll grant that computer is faster if it's only noteheads, hairpins, and dynamics.  Anything unusual is buried deep in menus, but flows just as quickly from the pencil.
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Beethoven, Diabelli Variations
With score; Alfred Brendel, piano.
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Bach, Goldberg Variations - Glenn Gould, 1955
J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Goldberg Variations, BWV 988.  Glenn Gould, piano (recorded in mono, 1955)
J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Goldberg Variations, BWV 988.  Glenn Gould, piano (recorded in mono, 1955)
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Blue in Green, lead sheet

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Bach, Goldberg Variations - Glenn Gould, 1955
J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Goldberg Variations, BWV 988.  Glenn Gould, piano (recorded in mono, 1955)
J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Goldberg Variations, BWV 988.  Glenn Gould, piano (recorded in mono, 1955)
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Composer and professor
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  • University of Illinois
    Associate Professor, 2005 - present
  • Assistant Professor, 2001 - 2005
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I'm a composer and music theorist who teaches at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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