A Celtic Sojourn host Brian O'Donovan joined Boston Public Radio on Friday to talk bluegrass with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan. O'Donovan previewed the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival in Framingham, MA. The festival is run by the Boston Bluegrass Union, and takes the late bluegrass singer — and Everett, MA native — Joe Val as its namesake. O'Donovan went down the list of acts playing at the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, as well as some other bluegrass performers listeners may or may not be familiar with.
This is an electronic album from Mr. Eno that has me scratching my head over the distinction between classical composition and whatever this is. Do the musical implements of execution matter? Is Eno a composer, or "just" a music programmer? Weirdly, Reflection has been a staple of airline in-flight entertainment, so I've listened to it in the air (back to back) as often as on terra firma. It's good both ways. Reflection is an accomplishment, and a strong contender for our year-end list.
about commercial music, but I'm happy human composers, including friends of mine, make money writing commercial music and jingles. Even if the work is forgettable -- like music for-- it funds other projects, the stuff composers want to write and we want to hear. As for composing algorithms replacing living, breathing composers in the concert hall: nah dawg. Not happening. What a week of stateside political drama. The thick DC cloudbank certainly didn't blow away like expected.
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