NPR: Anastasia Tsioulcas – “Steve Reich: Music we Love”

“Steve Reich: Music We Love” – Part discussion, part retrospective, part greatest-hits playlist (with audio!)

http://www.npr.org/2011/10/03/140951516/steve-reich-music-we-love

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New Music Box – Alexandra Gardner: “Don’t Call Me When I’m Driving”

“Don’t Call Me When I’m Driving” – The role of “quiet headspace” in the creative process

http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/dont-call-me-when-im-driving/

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Sequenza 21: “Life is Hectic; Missy Mazzoli Keeps Me Interested”

Discussing Dissolve, O my Heart, among other Mazzoli-related things

http://www.sequenza21.com/2011/09/life-is-hectic-missy-mazzoli-keeps-me-interested/

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American Composers Forum: Sara Klemp – Dancing Songs: A Conversation

http://www.composersforum.org/discover/articles/dancing-songs-conversation

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Thirteen Ways: eighth blackbird’s blog – Should Hard Music Sound Hard?

http://blog.eighthblackbird.org/2011/09/25/should-hard-music-sound-hard/

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SFist: Cedric Westphal – SFist Interviews: “Heart of a Soldier” composer Christopher Theofanidis

http://sfist.com/2011/09/23/sfist_interviews_heart_of_a_soldier.php

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The Wall Street Journal – Cultural Conversation: Barbara Jepson – A Modern-Day Diaghilev

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904106704576580583941331812.html

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Slate, J. Bryan Lowder: “Horns, Harps, and Hubcaps” – The classical orchestra needs some new instruments

http://www.slate.com/id/2297231/

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New York Times City Room Blog, James Barron: “Noted Composer, Who Leapt Into Atonality, Meows Her Last”

Ketzel the cat, the accidental composer who won notice for her only piano composition, has died.  Her “Piece for Piano, four Paws” won honorable mention in the Paris New Music Review’s “One Minute Competition.”
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/18/a-musically-inclined-feline-mews-her-last

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NPR: “The ‘Bad Plus’ Tackle Stravinsky’s ‘Spring’

Jazz trio “The Bad Plus” take on Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring

http://www.npr.org/2011/03/20/134666157/the-bad-plus-tackle-stravinskys-spring

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