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November 5, 2012

The RISM MassDataBase (MDB) is online

The database records around 40.000 settings of the Ordinary to range from the closing years of the 14th century up to the present day. In addition to general information on the works and fundamental biographic data, it also contains information on the source material and modern editions for every individual composition. It is now accessible on: www.mdb.uni-mainz.de

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November 6, 2012

Nov. 5th, Elliott Carter Dies At 103

The dean of American modernist composers, Elliott Carter, died in New York City Monday. He was just about a month shy of his 104th birthday. More details on NPR's blog, Deceptive Cadence.

November 14, 2012

David Lang named Musical America’s Composer of the Year

David Lang’s early music, laced with elements of rock and minimalism, was at once bracing and controversial, heavily influenced by the Bang on a Can school he co-founded. As he tells critic Tim Page in Musical America’s tribute, however, “People should change as they get older, and I did.”
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