Posted @withregram • @newyorkercartoons A cartoon by Victor Varnado. #NewYorkerCartoons
Of course, spending some time with the masters is another great way to find compositional ideas. I have been working through #Bach these days. The way simple 16th notes can feel alternately meditative or regal or expansive demonstrates what a master composer can do with the simplest musical resources. As I always remind my students, […]
Having a composition sketchbook is just as important in music as it is in art. Having an alternate medium in which to work through ideas can be a powerful way to explore creativity. Here are two glimpses of very rough ideas I’ve had recently. .Composing by shape often yields interesting results. What have you found […]
Like most people these days, I have taken the opportunity to clean out my studio. My music stand now has #wip work in progress: #bach, #composition sketch books, as well as decorative pieces. Look good, feel good, work well!
Art Object #3: shell, sand, sunlightIn her piece “Open Field” Pauline Oliveros invites us to find the art in everyday life. Where might you find art around you?
Art Object #2: ceramic, brass, organic matterIn her piece “Open Field” Pauline Oliveros invites us to find the art in everyday life. Where might you find art around you?
Art Object #1: ceramic, sand, crustacean In her piece “Open Field” Pauline Oliveros invites us to find the art in everyday life. Where might you find art around you?
Something I’ve been trying to add to my practice these days. #paulineoliveros #creativity #deeplistening
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