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Words + Music is the online magazine of SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Just as SOCAN was formed in 1990 by the merger of its predecessor Canadian performing rights organizations PROCAN and CAPAC, their separate magazines merged in 1994 to form Words + Music. Our mission is to provide interesting, high-quality content about the increasingly exciting and
With solo violin project of contemporary classical music
Prolific award-winner creates witty works
In 2019 editions of Canadian songwriter, composer, screen co...
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2019
To continue her contributions to Canada’s cultural heritag...
Member of the Order of Canada passes away at 88
Quilico, Kindred Spirits, to perform André Mathieu’s Pian...
His year, current work, creative process
On his creative process, and plans for 2019
SOCAN members James Lowrie, Haotian Yu, among them
Her Inscape is enjoying unexpected visibility via Jean-Marc ...
Submission Deadline: October 26, 2018
“Gonzo” is a smart, funny, ambitious music creator
“What we hear says more than what’s said”
A dozen Canadian immigrants from around the world united by ...
Jan V. Matejcek Award winner fascinated by obsolete technolo...
Lauded concert pianist performs, records many works by Canad...
Musical app is highly versatile
Eclectic concert music composer works in many genres, artist...
Electro-acoustic composer writes a piece for Montréal subwa...
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