Mozart Visited a Carillon and He Wrote Nothing for it

In the carillon world we divide our music into categories, one of them being music by “real composers.” Demeaning to all the fine folks who compose carillon music, unfortunately. We’ve used this term to denote music written by those who primarily write music for other instruments and have significant recognition outside the carillon world: John …

Auricular Beliefs

I’ve been revisiting some of the cultural theory that I consulted for my dissertation years ago (I know that sounds ominous; the rest of this post won’t be dense and dry, I promise). I’ve been interested in how to advocate for bell instruments for the future without falling into the audiovisual litany as described by …