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Ear to Ear: Missy Mazzoli

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Missy Mazzoli is an active composer, performer, arts advocate and courier of new music in the New York scene. Based in Brooklyn, she has composed enterprising works for various soloists, chamber ensembles and orchestras as well as music for her own all-female group, Victrola.

New Amsterdam Records: Missy Mazzoli
http://www.missymazzoli.com/
Missy Mazzoli on MySpace
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Comments [5]

paul cooper from newjersey

music was just great i love the one about vietnam
because i lost some good friends there. keep
me posted where you will performing.

paul

Nov. 15 2008 09:20 PM
Mary from CT from Westport, CT

Hi Missy,

I'm sitting here working on a children's sketch and your music is absolutely delighting me as I draw.

I write poetry for children and I wonder if you might consider putting some of my verse to music? May I send you a few pieces and you can see for yourself if you might be interested? Many of my poems are humorous and I think you have just the right innovative and happy touch.

Mary (Maria Grazia :)

Nov. 15 2008 08:45 PM
Ellen Diamond from Manhattan

Even though you compose now, not 50 or 100 yrs ago, can you speak to what aspects of music composition technology has helped? Hindered?

Nov. 15 2008 08:42 PM
Ellen Diamond from Manhattan


How do you and other young composers you may talk to about this, feel about the idea of writing for film or other visual media? Is it something that
interests you at all?

If not, would you do it to "pay the bills"?

Nov. 15 2008 08:39 PM
Eric Hemion from Pt. Pleasant Bch., NJ

It's all so beautiful! I've never heard anything like any of these pieces, and I love them all. I'm a little speechless...

Nov. 15 2008 08:29 PM

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