Originally published in the Houston Symphony Magazine in January 2015. Republished here with the permission of the editors. Musically Speaking: A Bonfire where we Gather to Share our of Love of Music. A Conversation with Carlos Andrés Botero We recently
“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.” ~John Adams
This is a wonderful article by cellist Jennifer Bewerse on the art of choosing the right score paper. Clear, concise, and useful for composers, editors, and virtually everyone who needs to share a sheet of music with a performer.
Conducting Techniques for Beginners and Professionals starts from the simplest ideas and ends with some remarkably profound insights on conducting subtleties.