Tag: Olivier Messaien

  • Resilience in Music: Composers in Times of Hardship

    Resilience in Music: Composers in Times of Hardship

    Composers throughout history have created great masterworks of art during times of hardship, here’s an examination of three such pieces.

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  • Here’s Why I Became an Instant Fan of Primephonic After Only a Day

    Here’s Why I Became an Instant Fan of Primephonic After Only a Day

    In July, I found myself reading some everyday music industry news on Billboard, or Rolling Stone, or The Guardian… it doesn’t matter that I can’t remember which website it was because everyone was calling Primephonic the “Spotify of classical music.” And I have to be honest, that kind of marketing nomenclature (“the Airbnb of toilet paper,” “the Uber of […]

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  • Composer Erik Satie Was So Much Weirder Than You Realize

    Composer Erik Satie Was So Much Weirder Than You Realize

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Erik Satie (1866-1925) is praised by historians for helping to provide the pre-war pathway to minimalism in classical music. His piano compositions, most famously the Gymnopédies suite of 1888 and the Gnossiennes suite […]

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Ryan Lott: Designing Sample-Based Instruments