Ideas about music and the classical music profession
29. About Talent’s Mysteries and Myths
As Music educators we navigate the question of talent all the time. In this episode Seth Godin gives a perspective on education and the arts for his listeners at Akimbo. Borrowed here with his blessing are two segments from his podcast. More in the show notes at https://accelerandocast.com/show_notes/
28. Music Notation and Some Vertical Knowledge
If you want to create a music writing program that out performs Sibelius and Finale, you might want to examine the AI already written into graphics and text. Graphics are way ahead of music notation in computer programs. What can we look forward to in the future of music reading apps like ForScore? More in READ MORE
27. Memorizing and the Memory Palace
The Memory Palace is a remnant of the way people preserved knowledge before literacy. Today we explore the techniques of memorization, the memory Palace and… swimming. Quite the mix. Read more on https://accelerandocast.com/show_notes/
26. El Sistema: Music Education for Social Impact with Juan Jaramillo
Juan Jaramillo joins Accelerando for an insightful interview on El Sistema, the program that introduced him to violin study. Juan is a successful musician and a vibrant purveyor of education that follows the El Sistema legacy. Working through the Non Profit Sound Impact he passionately takes music to schools and organizations in Latin America that READ MORE
25. Water Music
Handel wrote music that delighted the crowds and the crowns. Water Music was written for King George I and was so popular the event it was created for: floating on the river Thames, was repeated a couple times. Today we talk about what it must have been like hearing Handel’s music out on the water, READ MORE
24. Rap vs. Recit
Leonard Bernstein made a TV show in the 50’s called Omnibus. Its about the inside workings of classical music , and it began airing almost a decade before his great broadway hit West Side Story. Today I’m adding Hamilton and other Rap Operas to the Maestro’s discussion of recitative, perhaps the timeline is due for READ MORE
The range of subjects offered and their connections to music are interesting and inspiring!
A pretty good listen. Informative and lively.