In Case You Missed It:
American Composers Month

American Composers Month. It happened! But since it largely took place across the social web rather than on this website, here is a rundown of the awesome we blasted across the web for American Composers Month. And what a good month it was. Enjoy! 1. Gotta get things started with Aaron Copland and Rodeo, of… Continue reading In Case You Missed It:
American Composers Month

Recommended Recording: Quincy Porter Complete Viola Works

We’ve decided to launch a monthly recommended recording segment in 2011. Each month we’ll feature a rockin’ classical recording selected especially for our Salon97 peeps. So without further ado, our first monthly pick! Oh, so you’ve never heard of Quincy Porter. He was a super awesome American composer and was featured as a Salon97 Composer… Continue reading Recommended Recording: Quincy Porter Complete Viola Works

Composer of the Week: Quincy Porter

Few people have heard of Quincy Porter or his fabulous compositions. His undeniable underdogness makes him our Composer of the Week. b. February 7, 1897 in New Haven, Connecticut d. November 12, 1966 in Bethany, Connecticut Quincy Porter, who’s compositional style bridged Impressionism with chromaticism to create his own idiom, composed a catalog of music… Continue reading Composer of the Week: Quincy Porter