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THE STORIES BEHIND THE MUSIC

Tuesday 12th February, 2019
Over the course of AYO National Music Camp the Words About Music team went about doing what they do best – sharing stories about music and the people that make it happen! In this set of podcasts, the team chatted to some of the composition students to learn more about their experiences at camp, and their newly created orchestral works.

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BRINGING BACK THE MELODY

Posted by Christopher Healey
Thursday 24th January, 2019
During National Music Camp, Christopher Healey, fellow composer and member of the Words About Music team, met with composer Melody Eötvös to discuss her music, the business of composing and the future of the art form.

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THE STAGE OF ANXIETY

Posted by Adam Weitzer
Wednesday 23rd January, 2019
Adam Weitzer examines a phenomenon almost every musician has experienced at one time or another – performance anxiety.

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PULCINELLA: A MIRROR TO THE PAST

Monday 21st January, 2019
Stella Joseph-Jarecki explores the historical context of Igor Stravinsky’s ballet Pulcinella, which premiered in 1920 at the Paris Opéra. The concert suite taken from the ballet was performed by the Weiss Chamber Orchestra directed by Dale Barltrop at National Music Camp 2019.

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