Daniel Keyes, author of ‘Flowers For Algernon’, has died at age 86. An extraordinary book that was just a part of his fine catalogue.
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Our next big project will launch next week: the first Virtual Youth Choir. We are asking singers from around the world age 18 and younger to learn the song, record... continued
With all the talk in my last post about being denied the rights to set Shel Silverstein’s poetry to music – his estate won’t allow it – I was suddenly reminded of three of my pieces that almost didn’t survive because of the same problem: Cloudburst, Water Night... continued
Made some first sketches this afternoon of an a cappella cover of Trent Reznor’s Hurt. Hard to hear all the biting dissonances when I play it on piano, but I think this is really going to work with voices. The Eric Whitacre Singers will premiere it on March 24th as part of the Reimagine concert in London.
Safe to say that this was one of the most influential moments of my life.
Grampa Simpson may be my favorite character of all-time…
Now THIS needs a choral cover. Doing this ASAP.