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“Isolation Manifesto (14 May 2020)” by Richard F. Yates

14 May 2020 7 minute read 2 comments Richard F. Yates

Listen! Listen! (on the inside, not the outside) I had a terrible time sleeping---not sleeping---last night (finally! I get my best thinking done when I’m wandering through my head in the twilight hours… (Screw you, S. Meyer, for ruining a good word...

"Canone cromatico primo" (Philip Daniel) [SCROLLING SCORE]

13 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments PhilipDaniel

A two-voice canon by inversion at the fourth (or eleventh) on a chromatic subject that could almost pass for a twelve tone row. The Lutheran hymn "Jesu, meine Freude" intrudes at 2:27. No particular scoring, but here played on a pipe organ usi...

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12 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments PhilipDaniel

My name is Philip Daniel.  I am a young composer working in a highly personal Late Romantic idiom. As we find ourselves increasingly in a world of stark ugliness and banality, I hope to play a role in the revivification of melody, harmony, counterpoi...