Category Archives: Composers

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Composer Michael Fine, Grammy Award winning producer

Interview with Grammy Award winning producer Fine about composing

We asked composer Michael Fine: when did you discover your vocation for composing:
“I began composing four years ago. Although the act of composition was prompted by my wife’s diagnosis with Multiple Myeloma and her suggestion that I do something ‘creative,’ it was also the logical next step after a lifetime love for music which began in early childhood listening to recordings with my grandfather, a half-century as a clarinetist, Continue reading Composer Michael Fine, Grammy Award winning producer

Originally posted 2017-03-14 13:10:41.

COMPOSITION MAKING – episode 2 – reflections from the train

Matthias Kadar’s “Diary of a composer” – video 2 – the railroad of inspiration

Welcome to the 2nd episode of Matthias’s composition making diary. Today he’s on the train,  thinking, writing and building the main themes of his Cello concerto. Matthias is a very successful composer, singer, and songwriter,  (author for Cicerone of a beautiful composition interactive course), and now he has a new challenge, with his Cello concerto composition. The train, for Matthias, is an inspiring environment, Continue reading COMPOSITION MAKING – episode 2 – reflections from the train

Originally posted 2017-05-16 14:50:33.

COMPOSITION MAKING – episode 1 – the first sounds

Matthias Kadar’s “Diary of a composer”, with his adventure into a new composition making – step by step monitoring – video 1

Here starts a new exclusive series from Cicerone Music & Art. As many know, Matthias is one of our authors for interactive courses (see his composition interactive course), and he’s also a composer, singer and songwriter. Some time ago he received a commission to compose a Cello Concerto, and he himself had the idea Continue reading COMPOSITION MAKING – episode 1 – the first sounds

Originally posted 2017-05-09 14:56:08.

Astor Piazzolla inspired a contemporary violin composition

Astor Piazzolla inspired Federico Favali’s “Astor and me” (video)

Federico Favali accepted to give us some explanations about his connection with Astor Piazzolla. In fact, he composed a piece inspired from Piazzolla’s “Inverno Porteno“. In the video below, he talks about both the musical and Continue reading Astor Piazzolla inspired a contemporary violin composition

Originally posted 2017-03-17 18:00:16.