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September 18, 2012

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September 18, 2012

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September 17, 2012

At a Window

Give me hunger, O you gods that sit and give The world its orders. Give me hunger, pain and want, Shut me out with shame and failure From your doors of gold and fame, Give me your shabbiest, weariest hunger! But leave me a little love, A voice to speak to me in the day… continued

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September 13, 2012

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September 13, 2012

Google Hangouts

Just finished an hour-long Google Hangout with groups from Louisiana, Nebraska and New York. LOVE doing these!

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August 17, 2012

Imagination Does Not Exist

You should come close to me tonight wayfarer For I will be celebrating you. Your beauty still causes me madness, Keeps the neighbours complaining When I start shouting in the middle of the night Because I can’t bear all this joy. I will be giving birth to suns. I will be holding forests upside down… continued

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August 07, 2012

Save Sibelius!

Today in London Sibelius, one of the major music notation software companies, closed it’s doors. Looks like Avid, it’s parent company, is going to kill it off. I’m an old-fashioned pencil and paper guy, but this will still deeply affect my copyists, my publishers, and just about every composer I know. If you… continued

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July 09, 2012

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July 03, 2012

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June 21, 2012

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June 11, 2012

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Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular and performed composers of our time, a distinguished conductor, broadcaster and public speaker. His first album as both composer and conductor on Decca/Universal, Light & Gold, won a Grammy® in 2012, reaped unanimous five star reviews and became the no. 1 classical album in the US and UK charts within a week of release... view full bio