Category Archives: State of the Industry

Gunther Schuller interview video on New Music Box from 2009

For anyone interested in further info on Gunther Schuller (who died yesterday at 89), his Third Stream music, or just the nature of music in general, there is a wonderful video and interview here on New Music Box. It includes … Continue reading

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Martin Isepp, the music world’s great loss…

My dear friend and musical collaborator Martin Isepp died on Christmas Day.  He was 81.  Besides being an integral part of the musical fabric of Glyndebourne Opera from its early days through to its recent past, he was a great … Continue reading

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Spotify to crack America? – The Independent

Apropos of a recent article here on LC, here are the Independent’s views on what could well be the future of how recorded music is presented. PAK Spotify hopes to follow its most famous artists by cracking America – Features, … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 talks about publishing a bestseller in the digital era.

[audio:http://www.lewesclassical.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Radio4-Today-Show_17Feb2011-Publishing-a-Bestseller.mp3|titles=Radio4-Today Show_17Feb2011-Publishing a Bestseller] As an adjunct to the Spotify article below––it’s only 5 minutes so have a listen.  It’s pretty easy to see how this relates to the issue of music publishing in this day and age and what … Continue reading

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Spotify, O Spotify! Wilt Thou Now Grow and Flourish?

I am a musician.  I am a Spotify user. As a musician who has made my living from performing and recording music this presents an interesting dilemma. Spotify is a Swedish-based internet music streaming service that started in 2008, for … Continue reading

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