We recorded Ep. 27 of “Themes and Variation” in a livestream featuring NYU’s music-technologist, Ethan Hein. Enjoy the conversation!
The Broadway musical is such a mélange of parts — often Frankensteined together — that it’s easy to take for granted the weight that each of the creative elements bear. I think ten out of ten composers would agree that songwriting is the most integral of said elements. After all, no music = no musical. […]