For her “Hanging on a Line,” their “Better Days”
Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57
Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Michael Bublé, Jessie Reyez also honoured
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“This album exists in large part thanks to SOCAN”
Making music without any fear
“Rock ’n’ roll is all about feeling and emotion”
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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
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Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
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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
The pianist draws fans of Radiohead and Debussy alike
12 months to celebrate 40 years of daring music
Radically updating legendary pianist’s performances of the...
To young composers
Collaboration, ambition, and a curious mind
L’année 2009-2010 aura été riche et faste pour le compo...
Instrumental and choral convergence
Peter Togni is both a classical and jazz composer
Blooming late, winning awards
Home Sound Lab
And playing an integral role
A real power team
In the composer’s own words, his jazz writing is a quest f...
“I get too wrapped up mentally in the music I’m making a...
“I feel very privileged. This position has given me amazin...
From suitcases to cyberspace
Growing classical music from metal roots
Putting the accent on education
de virtuose à compositeur
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