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How David Ross Lawn is ‘making it’ as a professional musician

“The reason this album is called ‘The Nocturnes’  is that it’s the pieces of the nighttime,” Lawn said. “These pieces for me are my response to the darkness, the darkness that one would feel when they are getting told that they have to stay inside, they can’t do anything really artistic or have an audience in front of them, and so I think it goes deeper into the darkness that someone would feel during this time. And that’s where I drew my inspiration for this, I just kind of sat at the piano and went for it.”

Sarnoff Collection honors career of famed composer

As one of the world’s most renowned and respected conductors of the 20th century, Arturo Toscanini became a household name while acting as the musical director of the NBC Symphony Orchestra beginning in the 1930s.

Composer recounts influential career

Technology dominates the modern music industry, but there was a time when composers first started experimenting with technology to make “dumb computers sing.”

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