Andrew Norman

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

I have never been more stuck than I was in the winter of 2008. My writing came to a grinding halt in January and for a long time this piece languished on my desk, a mess of musical ...

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Paola Prestini

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Oceanic Verses, originally commissioned by Carnegie Hall and recently performed by the New York City Opera on VOX, is an operatic tableau of rituals that pays homage to Italian folk...

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Sean Shepherd

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

I chose these excerpts from my Octet (completed in 2008) and my sextet Lumens (completed in 2006) in an attempt at broad contrast: fast vs. slow, soft vs. loud, lyrical vs. punctuat...

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Cynthia Wong

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

I remember reading a poem about a person who, while dreaming, unlocked certain life truths, only to forget them upon waking.  This moment, in which one is suspended in wonderment in...

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Selection Process

Monday, June 14, 2010

We start with 60 composers. In October we will announce 4 commissions. In the meantime, we want to hear from you! Who has moved you? Whose work have you found compelling? Who would yo...

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Nominating Panel

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

See who's helping narrowing down the vast field of talented composers for Project 440.

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