- Head on over to the May installment of the Music Education Blog Carnival, hosted by Natalie Wickham at Music Matters Blog.
- Two great articles by Greg Sandow and his unrelenting search for the way forward in classical music: Reaching a young audience -- from a student and Beyond Media.
- Tapestry New Opera's newest project is Get Stuffed, an opera for young audiences about healthy eating choices. Check out the Get Stuffed website for pics from the world premiere.
- Another great shot of the Lee Plaza piano, arguably the most famous piano in Detroit.
- Thinking of resettling in the next while? You might want to check out this unsettling map of vanishing employment in the United States.
- Jeremy Fisher shares a very useful Front Foot, Back Foot exercise to discover forward and backward flow in music.
- Norman Lebrecht considers what's in store for IMG Artists now that its owner has pleaded guilty to securities fraud.
- Check out this retaining wall made out of stripped-down pianos.
- Oh, the wonders of Auto-Tune. Its capabilities can not only fix the intonation of singers but turn speech into song, as this Gregory Brothers video of Martin Luther King shows:
Saturday, May 02, 2009
Here is the latest batch of links I've mentioned on Twitter in the last few days: