Music Blogs

Here's our guide to the wonderful, sometimes wacky world of classical music blogs. You'll find commentary on local, national and international happenings. Jump in and join in! If we’ve missed one of your favorites, send us an email at editor@sfcv.org.

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Boring Like a Drill (Ben Harper)

Billed as an "Authoritative Guide to Culture", London musician Ben Harper fills this blog with his take on art, music culture and the odd VW Bus.

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Felsenmusick (Daniel Felsenfeld)

Music writer Daniel Felsenfeld shares very personal journal about his experiences as a composer in New York.

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listen. (Steve Hicken)

Composer and writer Steve Hicken provides in-depth analysis of works deemed "essential pieces of 20th Century concert music."

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New Music Box

This web magazine of the American Music Center covers the world of new music, including interviews with composers, editorials, reports and general chatter.

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Roger Bourland

LA film composer Roger Bourland writes about music and his life as a professor at UCLA. 

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Sequenza 21

Steve Layton edits this blog that gives new music composers a forum to discuss their work, each others' work and anything else of interest.  The blog features a link to the individual blogs of each contributor as well.

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Sounds Like New (Marcus Maroney)

Composer Marcus Marony writes about new music with a particular emphasis on his hometown of Houston, TX.  The posts generally focus on performance, arts culture, music criticism, etc... in the bayou city.

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The Rambler (Tim Rutherford-Johnson)

Composer, writer, teacher and general musicologist Tim Rutherford-Johnson focuses his attention on contemporary music.  Occasionally he will immerse himself in a topic, but most of the posts are editorial in nature.

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