Classical music

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685eko martxoaren 31greg./martxoaren 21ajul. - 1750eko uztailaren 28a) Aro barrokoko konpositore eta organista alemaniarra izan zen, historian izan den musikari familia onenetariko baten kidea. Inoiz izan den konpositore handienetariko bat bezala hartzen da askotan; ez bere lanen edertasunagatik bakarrik, baita kopuruagatik ere. Hortaz, inspirazio iturri bihurtu da hainbat musikarirentzat, hasi Mozartetik Schoenbergera.

Vox Populi: 'If you are a classical music lover … go to the Friends of Music website.' - Do Savannah

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:44

Do Savannah

Vox Populi: 'If you are a classical music lover … go to the Friends of Music website.'
Do Savannah
“If you are a classical music lover and new to Savannah (maybe not new), you should check out how to help support local young musicians by going to the Friends of Music website.” (Editor's note: Go to www.savannahfriendsofmusic.com.) “Doesn't look like ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:47

San Francisco Chronicle

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
2nd annual S.F. Festival of Russian Choral Music “Russia's Bach.” With Slavyanka Russian Chorus; Andrej Nemzer, countertenor; Donna Stoering, piano; Festival Orchestra and Chorus. 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 22. $15-$30, under 11 free. Mission Dolores Basilica ...

Classical 'Music of the Movies' due Sunday at Urbanna Baptist - Urbanna Southside Sentinel

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:12

Classical 'Music of the Movies' due Sunday at Urbanna Baptist
Urbanna Southside Sentinel
The acoustically “alive” church sanctuary will be the site of a program titled “Music of the Movies,” presented by a quartet from Strings & Things, a network of between 20 and 25 professionally trained musicians in coastal and central Virginia. “Music ...

Theater, classical music and dance listings: Oct. 19-25 - Houston Chronicle - Chron.com

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:34

Chron.com

Theater, classical music and dance listings: Oct. 19-25 - Houston Chronicle
Chron.com
The Secret Garden. Musical based on the beloved children's book. Presented by Theatre Under The Stars. 7:30 Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday; $30-$108; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 713-558-8887, tuts.com. Classical.

Students treated to classical music with Western Piedmont Symphony - Lincoln Times-News

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:04

Lincoln Times-News

Students treated to classical music with Western Piedmont Symphony
Lincoln Times-News
Classical music is a genre that really can be for anyone and for everyone which isn't the case for too many other types of music,” Ingrid Keller, Western Piedmont Symphony executive director, said. “Also, there are countless studies that have shown ...
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Review: Bill Murray Blurs the Lines of Literature, Classical Music, and Comedy, with Jan Vogler & Friends - ZEALnyc

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:45

ZEALnyc

Review: Bill Murray Blurs the Lines of Literature, Classical Music, and Comedy, with Jan Vogler & Friends
ZEALnyc
Comedian, actor, writer, and now singer: Is there anything Bill Murray can't do? Not likely. A chance encounter on a plane brought Murray and acclaimed cellist, Jan Vogler to the stage at Carnegie Hall this past Monday evening. While in-flight the two ...

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Cleveland Museum of Art expands boundaries of classical music with celebration of Lou Harrison (preview) - cleveland.com (blog)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:40

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Cleveland Museum of Art expands boundaries of classical music with celebration of Lou Harrison (preview)
cleveland.com (blog)
Rather, adjust your notions of what classical music is and can be. Friday night at the Cleveland Museum of Art, during a celebration of composer Lou Harrison, you'll see and hear large gatherings of percussion instruments from Bali and Java, all of ...

Kids Commute - Old West Week! Wednesday - Interlochen

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:58

Interlochen

Kids Commute - Old West Week! Wednesday
Interlochen
Welcome to Day Three of Old West Week on IPR's Kids Commute - Classical Music for Kids! Today, we'll hear some, "Spaghetti Western," music by Italian composer Ennio Morricone, from the 1966 movie, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY. Keep your ...

Classical music concerts, Oct. 19-25 - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:06

Detroit Free Press

Classical music concerts, Oct. 19-25
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Symphony Orchestra: The 2017-18 Classical Series conducted by music director Leonard Slatkin with principal viola Eric Nowlin and principal cello Wei Yu as featured soloists, 10:45 a.m. Fri., 8 p.m. Sat. Orchestra Hall at Max M. and Marjorie S ...

Zakir Hussain's Crosscurrents: Indian music attuned to jazz - San Francisco Chronicle

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:48

San Francisco Chronicle

Zakir Hussain's Crosscurrents: Indian music attuned to jazz
San Francisco Chronicle
... music and things he absorbed playing with artists like the late Cuban conguero Armando Peraza, Panamanian American jazz drummer Billy Cobham and saxophonist Charles Lloyd. “All those influences are in there, and some Western classical influences, ...

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OP: All music comes from somewhere, and Classic music needs to be appreciated - Western Herald

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:16

Western Herald

OP: All music comes from somewhere, and Classic music needs to be appreciated
Western Herald
Good music is good music in all eras. This is why students still study classical music in school and many people could hum the intro to Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Even as I am writing this piece, Bob Dylan's Blowin' in the Wind is playing and its ...

“Play Like Crazy!”: Ligeti series kicks off Friday at UC Presents - Chicago Classical Review

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:53

Chicago Tribune

“Play Like Crazy!”: Ligeti series kicks off Friday at UC Presents
Chicago Classical Review
That sound has reached deep, both far out of proportion to Ligeti's actual stature in society and to modern classical music's place in the overall cultural landscape. Credit goes to the dominant cultural form of the last century, the movies. Along with ...
A major homage to master modernist Gyorgy Ligeti coming from U. of C.Chicago Tribune

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Critic's Notebook: Bill Murray, Classical Music's Unlikeliest Star - Hollywood Reporter

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:59

Hollywood Reporter

Critic's Notebook: Bill Murray, Classical Music's Unlikeliest Star
Hollywood Reporter
If the sight of the iconic actor, clad in an elegant black tuxedo, onstage at the storied venue seemed a bit incongruous, all you had to do was look at the Billboard classical music chart. There, sitting at number one, is New Worlds (Decca Gold), a ...

Makoto Ozone: Who Says Jazz Musicians Can't Play Classical Music? - HuffPost

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:46

Makoto Ozone: Who Says Jazz Musicians Can't Play Classical Music?
HuffPost
Makoto Ozone is a world-famous jazz musician who crossed over to become one of the world's most highly regarded classical pianists. As a solo artist, he has played Mozart, Beethoven, and other classical composers with leading orchestras all over the ...

BSO serves up darker side of classical music - The Ellsworth American

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:41

The Ellsworth American

BSO serves up darker side of classical music
The Ellsworth American
ORONO — Macabre characterizes works by Berlioz, Liszt and Mussorgsky that form the Bangor Symphony Orchestra's Halloween-inspired season opener at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Collins Center for the Arts. From the movie “Fantasia,” Modest ...

Classical Music: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra - Akron Beacon Journal

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:51

Classical Music: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra
Akron Beacon Journal
Tuesday Musical presents Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 HIll St., University of Akron. Program: Antonn Dvok, Sextet in A major, Op. 48, and George Enescu, Octet for Strings in C major, ...

What a classical weekend: an inventive ReMix, some thrilling singing and the mighty Meyerson organ - Dallas News (blog)

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:53

What a classical weekend: an inventive ReMix, some thrilling singing and the mighty Meyerson organ
Dallas News (blog)
October is always a busy month for classical-music events in Dallas. This past weekend's offerings included one of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's ReMix concerts; a chorus and organ program by the Orpheus Chamber Singers; and a recital by the French ...

Classic FM's video game show is returning for a second series - Engadget

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 07:05

Engadget

Classic FM's video game show is returning for a second series
Engadget
Classic FM is bringing back High Score, a weekly radio show dedicated to video game music. The first series ran for six weeks in April and May, and was presented by Jessica Curry, a BAFTA-wining composer and co-founder of now-on-hiatus game studio ...
High Score with Jessica Curry will return to Classic FM in NovemberClassic FM
Classic FM announces second series of video game music showM Magazine

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This Video of Britney Spears Painting in a Bra to Classical Music Is Everything - Cosmopolitan.com (blog)

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 13:40

Cosmopolitan.com (blog)

This Video of Britney Spears Painting in a Bra to Classical Music Is Everything
Cosmopolitan.com (blog)
Britney Spears is truly an ethereal beauty to last the ages and we are so so so lucky that she has chosen to walk amongst us. In a clip posted to her Twitter on Friday, Brit paints beautiful flowers on the terrace of her manse while wearing a bra and ...
Britney Spears Painting Flowers to Classical Music Is Your Blissful Weekend InspoPopCrush (blog)
Viral video of Britney Spears painting flowers to classical music is giving us lifeRare.us
Britney Spears paints along to classical soundtrack in bizarre Instagam videoEvening Standard

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The Guardian view on the 'yellowface' casting row: classical music has a diversity problem - The Guardian

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 13:29

The Guardian

The Guardian view on the 'yellowface' casting row: classical music has a diversity problem
The Guardian
The fact that common sense clearly did not kick in points to a problem with diversity in classical music that goes far beyond operatic casting. Though there has been a recent efflorescence of women attaining high-profile music director jobs (such as ...

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