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Concert Review: Vox Luminis - Motets of JS Bach (NYC, 28 October 2018) - seattlepi.com (blog)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 10:36

Concert Review: Vox Luminis - Motets of JS Bach (NYC, 28 October 2018)
seattlepi.com (blog)
Belgian early music vocal ensemble Vox Luminis wrapped up its current tour with an outstanding performance of J.S. Bach's Motets on Sunday night in New York. Corpus Christi Church offers an ideal acoustic environment for a small, well-balanced array of ...

JS Bach: Was the composer of the world's greatest Christian music a believer? - ChristianToday

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 10:17

The New European

JS Bach: Was the composer of the world's greatest Christian music a believer?
ChristianToday
Some years ago I was lucky enough to have a conversation with the late, great composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies about religious music. We talked about whether the composer of sacred music had to be a believer. He thought not. 'I admire the church as ...
Bach's long walk to geniusThe New European
New study into performances of Bach reveals classical music is speeding upClassic FM

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Steve Matthews' Aqueduct selections for Saturday, Nov. 3 - Newsday

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:03

Steve Matthews' Aqueduct selections for Saturday, Nov. 3
Newsday
J S Bach, another that is fond of Big A footing, owns swift numbers and hails from Jason Servis stable; big-time player. SEVENTH: U R Not So Bad took backward step in last after fast-figured third in debut; rebounds. Bernin' Thru Gold is training ...

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Bach Collegium San Diego Offers Local Premiere Of Bach's Christmas Oratorio - Broadway World

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:08

Broadway World

Bach Collegium San Diego Offers Local Premiere Of Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Broadway World
Offering something different for the holidays this year, Bach Collegium San Diego presents the local premiere of J. S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio (BWV 248) on December 14 and 15, 2018. This is a chance to hear this rarely performed work on period ...

Even Classical Music Is Getting Faster These Days - Rolling Stone

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 16:22

Rolling Stone

Even Classical Music Is Getting Faster These Days
Rolling Stone
Per research this weekend from two record labels, classical music performances of J.S. Bach have also gotten faster, speeding up as much as 30 percent in the last half century. Universal-owned Deutsche Grammaphon and Decca conducted a study into ...

Piano prowess coming to SF Bay Area — and Hilary Hahn - The Mercury News

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:01

The Mercury News

Piano prowess coming to SF Bay Area — and Hilary Hahn
The Mercury News
Included are Busoni's “Fantasia after J.S. Bach” and transcription of Liszt's Fantasia and Fugue on the chorale “Ad nos, ad salutarem undam.” Also included are Schumann's “Ghost Variations” and Liszt's brilliant solo piano version of Wagner's “Solemn ...

Classical music performances are speeding up by 30 per cent, Bach analysis finds - inews.co.uk

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 08:25

inews.co.uk

Classical music performances are speeding up by 30 per cent, Bach analysis finds
inews.co.uk
... speeding up and are now one third quicker than they were 50 years ago, research has found. Less reflective audiences want symphonies taken at a greater lick, according to the study of major performances, decades apart, of the same works by J.S. Bach.

The Gramophone Collection: Busoni's transcription of Bach's Chaconne - Gramophone

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:52

The Gramophone Collection: Busoni's transcription of Bach's Chaconne
Gramophone
Busoni worked on his transcription of Bach's Chaconne while living in Boston between 1891 and 1892 (Alamy Stock Photo). JS Bach's employment at the Cöthen court in the late 1710s and early 1720s coincided with one of his most fruitful creative periods.

Danes Peer Through the Lens of Bach - Stereophile Magazine

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:35

Stereophile Magazine

Danes Peer Through the Lens of Bach
Stereophile Magazine
The first in a projected series of recordings for ECM New Series that will place one of Beethoven's late string quartets in the context of a related fugue by J.S. Bach and another linked quartet, Prism I begins with Mozart's string quartet arrangement ...

Top 10 for Monday: These are the Top 10 things to do this week - The Delaware County Daily Times

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 05:50

The Delaware County Daily Times

Top 10 for Monday: These are the Top 10 things to do this week
The Delaware County Daily Times
as the principal instrument performing folk and popular music in the Caribbean traditions including classic and modern jazz, J.S. Bach, Broadway show tunes even music from the Beatles. This inviting rhythmic fun free concert for all ages 7:00 pm in the ...

Performances of classical music are getting quicker - The Industry Observer

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 22:27

The Industry Observer

Performances of classical music are getting quicker
The Industry Observer
A new study looking into the works of Bach reveals that classical music is speeding up. Universal Music Group's labels Deutsche Grammophon and Decca have revealed the findings of a study into the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. It found that recordings ...

New Jersey Youth Symphony To Perform at Union County Performing Arts Center November 11 - TAPinto.net

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 19:23

New Jersey Youth Symphony To Perform at Union County Performing Arts Center November 11
TAPinto.net
The concert will finish with the Clarinet Ensemble performing works by The Beatles, J.S. Bach, and Leonard Bernstein. Exploring the unique qualities of clarinet playing, Clarinet Ensemble performs everything from new commissions to the landmarks of the ...

Naples music for Oct. 28-Nov. 4: Get ready for Miguel, spooky songs - Naples Daily News

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 07:04

Naples Daily News

Naples music for Oct. 28-Nov. 4: Get ready for Miguel, spooky songs
Naples Daily News
The music of John Cook, J.S. Bach, Gerre Hancock, Craig Phillips, Brian Bondari, and Louis Vierne is featured. Freewill offering. 50 Years of Rock and Roll: 7 p.m. Hayes Hall, Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. Musical moments organized by ...

Rocky Horror, Story of Everything at Walton Center - NWAOnline

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 03:35

NWAOnline

Rocky Horror, Story of Everything at Walton Center
NWAOnline
Allen's program will include the Toccata and Fugue in d minor by J.S. Bach, Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saens, "Ride of the Valkyries" from Die Walkure by Richard Wagner, Funeral March of a Marionette by Charles Gounod, "In the Hall of the Mountain ...

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Musical exploration of a legend - The River Reporter

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 09:59

The River Reporter

Musical exploration of a legend
The River Reporter
The evening will feature vocal and instrumental music on this theme by J.S. Bach, Henry Purcell, Frideric Handel, Georg Philipp Telemann, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Jacques Offenbach, Johann Gottlieb Graun, Riccardo Broschi and J.C. Bach performed by ...

Rutland Region Arts Preview - Rutland Herald

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 06:20

Rutland Herald

Rutland Region Arts Preview
Rutland Herald
MIDDLEBURY — French cello virtuoso Jean-Guihen Queyras will perform some of J.S. Bach's most beloved music, the Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello, at the Mahaney Center for the Arts Friday, Nov. 2. To accommodate the longer concert, the curtain ...

The Lowe Down: Aren't Vermont musicians good enough for us? - Rutland Herald

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 06:20

Rutland Herald

The Lowe Down: Aren't Vermont musicians good enough for us?
Rutland Herald
Next weekend, two international stars, both with Vermont musical roots, soprano Hyunah Yu and mezzo-soprano Julie Boulianne, will join Vermonters and flatlanders in major concerts of the music of J.S. Bach, Nov. 3 in Montpelier and Nov. 4 in Burlington.

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Australian Chamber Orchestra review - trademark energy and sparkle - The Guardian

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 05:58

The Guardian

Australian Chamber Orchestra review - trademark energy and sparkle
The Guardian
The ACO itself shone in Tognetti's arrangement of JS Bach's Ricercar a 6, which makes this tautly knit fugue into a portrait of its commissioner, the emperor Frederick the Great, and dug into the quirks and contrasts of CPE Bach's Sinfonia in B minor ...

Magnificat: Vocal star power for JS Bach - Rutland Herald

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 00:06

Rutland Herald

Magnificat: Vocal star power for JS Bach
Rutland Herald
Capital City Concerts is bringing out the vocal star power for its performances of Johann Sebastian Bach's Magnificat and other works next weekend. Returning to the series are soprano Hyunah Yu, a Marlboro regular who began her career at Vermont's New ...

Peter Serkin: Always a rebel, the pianist visits the classics at Bach Choir Gala - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 19:18

Allentown Morning Call

Peter Serkin: Always a rebel, the pianist visits the classics at Bach Choir Gala
Allentown Morning Call
3, Serkin revisits the classics in a recital for the Bach Choir of Bethlehem's 2018 Gala Concert and Fundraiser at Central Moravian Church in Bethlehem. On the program is J.S. Bach's “Goldberg Variations,” Mozart's Sonata in B Flat Major, K.570 and the ...

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