Community Perspectives Author Archive

Hearing the lone voice

Posted by Jacob Feinberg June 26th, 2013

I suspect this is an unspoken truth about the “New Music scene”, though I don’t have any metrics to support it: The “New Music scene” is primarily made up of smaller cliques of like-minded composers and performers. If these cliques stay together long enough, they develop systems of mutual support. Festivals, collectives, granting organizations, critics, […]

Community Perspectives – Share your music and join the discussion

Posted by Jacob Feinberg November 4th, 2012

Welcome to Community Perspectives. This is a moderated blog where you can post your music and thoughts in response to topics and prompts for discussion. You can also read and listen to what others post. Posts can include recordings, videos, scores, longer essays or shorter comments, and links to work hosted elsewhere. You can view this […]

Non-motoric minimalism

Posted by Jacob Feinberg November 2nd, 2012

Even though my music is greatly influenced by some aspects of minimalism, I usual prefer to avoid exact repetition. My avoidance of exact repetition has grown over time, so if you listen to my earlier pieces you’ll find a lot more exact repetition. There are a lot of ways I might vary a phrase or […]