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Steve Hicken
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Attended Ithaca College
Lives in Tallahassee, Florida
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watch that space
Earlier this week, I launched a new website  devoted to my compositional activities. The site includes an " About " page, which is basically a brief, fairly uninformative biographical statement, a works list, an audio page titled, in an inspired bit of cros...
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in drones begin responsibilities
Anna Thorvaldsdottir When I was an undergraduate, the composition faculty issued
an edict that, until further notice, we were not to use ostinatos [1] in
the music we were writing for our lessons. The professors clearly believed that
we were using ostinatos...
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For #1guy2be  the only acceptable definition of music is;  variations in air pressure over time.  All else are personal opinions. 
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here and there
Flower Carter: Boosey & Hawkes have posted an interview with
noted composer and Elliott Carter scholar John Link , who has some important insight on how
and why the composer developed his “late late” style. In addition, Mr. Link
lives up to his name with se...
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interview: jason eckardt
I talked (via email) with Jason Eckardt about the music on his new CD Subject   and about his music in general. His answers to some pretty specific compositional questions are open and thought-provoking. The interview is up at BurningAmbulance .
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second place is the first loser, loser
Over at On An Overgrown Path , the always-thoughtful Bob Shingleton has a post about the current binary cultural paradigm " forces everything - including art - into the  dualistic framework of 0 or 1 , good or bad". (Links within quotes from Mr. Shingleton ...
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jason eckardt - subject
Burning Ambulance has my review of Jason Eckardt's new CD, Subject , Since BA doesn't include disc details as a heading, here they are: ECKARDT: Subject; Paths of Resistance; Trespass; Flux;
Tongues. Tony Arnold, soprano; Alice Teyssier, Eric Lamb, flutes; ...
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just because they say it's music doesn't make it music; but it's not music because i say it's not music!
A few days ago, Alex Ross posted a piece by  Amadeus Regucera called    obscured-distorted-redacted , performed by the great JACK Quartet.  Blogger A. C. Douglas not only took exception to the piece itself, but also to Alex posting it as music. I can think ...
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    Composer/writer, present
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    Government Operations Consultant II, 2005 - 2012
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Durham, North Carolina - Iowa City, Iowa - Oxford, Mississippi - Durham, North Carolina
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Composer and writer living in Tallahassee, Florida.
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  • Ithaca College
  • University of North Carolina-Greensboro
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Iowa
  • Florida State University
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