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Economics of New Music was Tim Benjamin's DPhil thesis at Oxford University, and forms the background to a book on post-Internet cultural economics he is currently writing.
- File 1 of 7: Economics of New Music, Abstract, Table of Contents, and Introduction
- File 2 of 7: Economics of New Music, Chapter I: Crisis!
- File 3 of 7: Economics of New Music, Chapter II: ... What Crisis?
- File 4 of 7: Economics of New Music, Chapter III: The Age of Mass Connection
- File 5 of 7: Economics of New Music, Chapter IV: The Composer as Economic Agent
- File 6 of 7: Economics of New Music, Chapter V: Conclusion
- File 7 of 7: Economics of New Music, Bibliography
Miscellaneous Analysis / Papers
- Analysis: An analysis of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's Précis [PDF]
- Paper: Sexual Politics and Autobiography in Berg's Wozzeck [HTML] [PDF]
- Paper: When did Stravinsky become a "neo-classical" composer? [PDF]
The following articles were contributions to the programme for the world premiere of The Corley Conspiracy, an opera by Tim Benjamin, which took place at London's Southbank Centre on 19th-21st September 2007.
- Article: Numbers Stations [HTML] [PDF]
- Article: A Brief History of Usenet [HTML] [PDF]
- Article: Composing Corley [HTML] [PDF]
The following article appeared in the programme for the debut concert of new music group Radius, which was founded by Tim Benjamin.
A good way of saving money when composing is to prepare one sheet of manuscript paper, and then photocopy it. A selection of blank manuscript pages of different sizes is available below.
- One A4 page of blank manuscript paper, ready for printing and photocopying: Sibelius format and Adobe PDF format. (Right click on the links and use "Save target as..." to save the files rather than opening them). You don't have to cite the source when using this blank paper, by the way! It's just a free composer resource...
- More blank manuscript paper! These are landscape, and are intended to be printed out as normal on A4 but then enlarged on a photocopier to A3 size: