Time Is Not On Our Side

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We do not work in stone although we may use stones to make a point. No, we work with ideas, and ideas, even the best ideas, even brilliant ideas, have a shelf life. The shelf life may be as brief as that of a baguette or as enduring as a loaf of Wonder Bread, but a shelf life all the same.

Early in my career, ideas, and the media we used to express them, may have been employed for as long as two years. Taglines and positionings might last a decade. Today, ideas may blossom only once like the flower Queen of the Night. And words, our precious words, read under the unforgiving and quick-to-punish light of new prohibitions and readings, have all the weight of a fledgling. Continue reading “Time Is Not On Our Side”


Angel City Chorale Performs “Hong Kong Harbor, 1984”

“Hong Kong Harbor, 1984”
Alternately titled, “From This Side of the Window”
Composed and Arranged by Philip White
Based on a poem by Robert A. Sawyer
Performed by Angel City Chorale
Soloist: Julie Athas

The Angel City Chorale performed Hong Kong Harbor, 1984 in their 2012 spring concert, Angels Over LA: An LA Story at Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles, California. The concert featured the work of Los Angeles composers.

The complete score can be seen and heard here at Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Inc.

Artistic Director, Sue Fink
Video edited by Sean Dugan