Better uses of my time
Music News & Info: Classical

Better uses of my time

Many of my esteemed fellow bloggers — including, but not limited to, Lisa at Iron Tongue of Midnight and Brian at Out West Arts, just to name a couple — have taken Spring for Music to task for their little contest.  Good for them. I was going to refrain from any comment whatsoever because I barely have time to write/blog about things … Continue reading

The not-quite-sure-if-it’s-public domain:  Prokofiev, Joy Division, and confusion over who can do what for how much money
Music News & Info: Classical / Music News & Info: Rock, Jazz, World Music, etc.

The not-quite-sure-if-it’s-public domain: Prokofiev, Joy Division, and confusion over who can do what for how much money

I recently finished jury duty, and I’ve been in a bit of a jurisprudential kinda mood ever since. Given all of the recent brouhaha about SOPA (and yes, it was definitely a brouhaha — not a kerfuffle and much bigger than a hubbub), I’m a bit surprised that there hasn’t been more discussion in the classical … Continue reading