Pay-What-You-Can: The Future For Early Music?

Included in the Full Issue

  • EMA Awards 2023 by Anne E. Johnson
  • Bach of the Bowery: Kapellmeister Doug Balliett by Emery Kerekes
  • Is Pay-What-You-Can the Future for Early Music? by Ashley Mulcahy
  • Champagne Flutes: Newly Discovered Flute Music from Marin Marais by Michael Lynn
  • 2023 EMA Summit in Boston: A Look Back
  • From Scratch: 25 Years of (Re-)Building the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra by Mark Gresham
  • Guest Editorial: An Early-Music Climate Activist on Disrupting Performances by John Mark Rozendaal
  • From the Executive Director: Radical New Paths
  • EMA Courant: News from Around the Early-Music Community by Paulina Francisco
  • Canto: We Have the Technology by Ian Howell
  • Recording & Book Reviews
  • EMAg Puzzle by Joshua Kosman
  • Musings: Are We the Grown-Ups? by Thomas Forrest Kelly

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Canto: We Have the Technology

Even before the ubiquity of Zoom, we were all conditioned to think that in-person musical interactions are always superior to anything online. Always. But what if a musician can’t spend the money or time to connect in person? The author argues that newer technology allows us a more nuanced approach: we can pick solutions that are financially, logistically, and artistically preferable.

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