November 2018

By |November 10th, 2018|Categories: blog|

Lyle Murphy's Horizontal Composition, the Equal Interval System: An Assessment by Michael Mitacek The following is a description of Mr. Lyle Murphy's music composition method, "Horizontal Composition, the Equal Interval System," or EIS, in historical context. We

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By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: blog|

The following is an article by Danny Pelfrey from the Winter 2004 issue of "The Score" magazine, published by the Society of Composers and Lyricists: A Composer's Inheritance:My teacher and friend, Lyle "Spud" Murphyby Danny PelfreyIn

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October 2018

A Moment with Spud

By |October 6th, 2018|Categories: blog|

Over the eight years I studied with Spud, there were countless wonderful moments both Musical and otherwise. Here is one: One day during a regular lesson, Spud pulled out a book of piano reduction music

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