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Ep 150-[Rebroadcast] Michael Torke on Writing for Self-Glory

Ep 150-[Rebroadcast] Michael Torke on Writing for Self-Glory

The music of Michael Torke has been called "some of the most optimistic, joyful and thoroughly uplifting music to appear in recent years" (Gramophone). Hailed as a "vitally inventive composer" (Financial Times) and "a master orchestrator whose shimmering timbral palette makes him the Ravel of his generation" (New York Times), Michael Torke has created a substantial body of works in virtually every genre. Join The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! In this episode Michael goes deep on synesthesia, intellectual pursuits, writing music for self-glory, being debt free, process, failure, commissions, and more! Website: Recommended Listening Edvard Grieg, Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major Recommended Reading David Graeber, Debt: The First 5,000 Years Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century Help composers find the podcast