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Get the recording here! CHICAGO— The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s (CSO) world-renowned brass section is featured on Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Live, the newest release by the Orchestra’s award-winning record label, CSO Resound. Works by Gabrieli, [...]
By Eddie Lewis What is “Body Tension” and how does it affect brass playing? Opposing Muscle Groups Body tension is caused when opposing muscle groups are contracted simultaneously. An easy example to use to show [...]
Being a response to some statements taken from interviews by notable alternative rock and pop musicians Thom Yorke (of Radiohead) and Lady Gaga, my commentary relies on a few of their words to make its [...]
By Joe Young I often forget that simply discussing music with other musicians brings me great joy. Today I found myself discussing what makes performances successful and worthwhile in our ever-changing society and culture. The [...]
By Daniel Barkley Released on 28th September 2010 by Naxos (digital format only), with Karl Pituch (horn) and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin. Here we have another release of a John Williams [...]
Apophenia is the first volume of Peter Meechan’s music for wind band, and is performed by the award winning Kew Wind Orchestra, conducted by Spencer Down. The high energy title track is given a stunning [...]