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Better late than never…

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We’re a little late in reporting this, but last month composer George Tsontakis was awarded the Charles Ives Living by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. I had never heard of this prize before, but it’s a sweet deal. Tsontakis receives $75,000. each year for three years provided that he forgo all normal paid work. He may, however, accept commissions. The Charles Ives Living was established by Ives’s widow with royalties from her late husband’s music. This round the selection committee was chaired by none other than William Bolcom. The previous three winners were Stephen Hartke, Chen Yi, and Martin Bresnick

Can we agree that between this and the Grawemeyer Tsontakis is on a serious roll these days? I think we can.

Otherwise things look pretty quiet here today. I’m taking over the daily post here for two weeks as Jerry sees to some Top Secret S21 Business. Stay tuned . . .

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Comment from Kyle Gann
Time: January 15, 2007, 5:59 pm

That’s George in his back yard, too.

Comment from Steve Layton
Time: January 15, 2007, 7:18 pm

Must be hell to pay the gardener. Is that his pool back there on the lower 40?

Comment from Kyle Gann
Time: January 16, 2007, 1:03 am

That’s the Shokan Reservoire. You should see the number of Catskills visible but not shown in the photo. Of course, George built the house virtually with his own hands. He’s amazing.