Classical music

Sharks Prefer Jazz Over Classical Music, Study Finds - National Geographic

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 14:45

National Geographic

Sharks Prefer Jazz Over Classical Music, Study Finds
National Geographic
The sharks were later trained to distinguish between jazz and classical music and swim to opposite corners of the tank. However, their reaction to the jazzy tunes declined—some of the sharks developed a bias for swimming to the right side of the tank ...

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Joshua Kosman's classical music picks, May 13 - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:57

San Francisco Chronicle

Joshua Kosman's classical music picks, May 13
San Francisco Chronicle
JOSHUA KOSMAN'S. CLASSICAL MUSIC PICKS. San Francisco Symphony Chorus: Ragnar Bolin conducts the chorus and the early music ensemble Voices of Music in Bach's “Magnificat” along with shorter works by Bach and Arvo Pärt. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, ...
Recommended Chicago classical concerts for May 11-17Chicago Tribune

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Sound Advice: Classical Music Concert Preview With Arts Reporter Jeff Hudson - Capital Public Radio News

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:51

Capital Public Radio News

Sound Advice: Classical Music Concert Preview With Arts Reporter Jeff Hudson
Capital Public Radio News
Incidentally, the name of the Mellon Music Festival does not come from Carnegie Mellon University or anything like that. Mellon comes from Tolkien's “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “mellon” – which means “friend” – is the password that Gandalf speaks to ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:50

San Francisco Chronicle

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
Led by Kurt Crowley, also the music director of Broadway's “Hamilton,” talented composers and musical artists collaborate to create original songs delivering insight into the nature of leadership and the challenges women face. 7 p.m. Sat., May 19. $10-$20.

Classical Music Highlights: A Quiet Evening with the Alcotts - WSHU

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:17

WSHU

Classical Music Highlights: A Quiet Evening with the Alcotts
WSHU
Tonight we'll visit Concord, Massachusetts to drop in on The Alcotts; it's one of the impressions in Charles Ive's Concord Piano Sonata. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American ...

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Is this the ultimate cruise for classical music lovers? - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:45

Telegraph.co.uk

Is this the ultimate cruise for classical music lovers?
Telegraph.co.uk
I managed two lessons before giving up – which may explain why I felt a little anxious about my first ever musical river cruise along the Danube and in particular the lecture I was about to attend on classical music styles in Vienna. I assumed other ...

Upcoming classical music performances in Houston - Chron.com

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:03

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Upcoming classical music performances in Houston
Chron.com
CLASSIAL MUSIC. Ars Lyrica Houston. 713-622-7443, arslyricahouston.org. The Hobby Center, Zilkha Hall, 800 Bagby. May 19, "A Day With Marie Antoinette." Sept. 21, "Re-Gifting With Royalty." Nov. 16-18, "Agrippina." INNER LOOP. Cypress Creek ...

The best classical music for mornings - Classic FM

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 09:22

Classic FM

The best classical music for mornings
Classic FM
Let's start with the most commonly used 'morning music' in the world: Morning Mood from Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt. It's easy for the stereotypes to eclipse the real brilliance of this music: there's something deeply relaxing about the timbre of the solo ...

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Winners of the RPS Music Awards announced | Classical-Music.com - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 03:14

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Winners of the RPS Music Awards announced | Classical-Music.com
Classical-Music.com
The Royal Philharmonic Society has announced the winners of the 2018 instalment of its annual music awards.
Winners of RPS Music Awards 2018 revealed - RhinegoldClassical Music

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Classical: Raritan River Music Festival presents music from India - Allentown Morning Call

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 17:09

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Raritan River Music Festival presents music from India
Allentown Morning Call
Few musical genres are as beautiful yet so difficult to describe as Indian classical music. Mystifying, hypnotic and spellbinding are words that might come close, but barely break its complex surface. It is easier to describe what Indian classical ...

The Cleveland Orchestra Does 'The Prometheus Project' and the Rest of the Classical Musical to Catch in Cleveland ... - Cleveland Scene

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:27

Cleveland Scene

The Cleveland Orchestra Does 'The Prometheus Project' and the Rest of the Classical Musical to Catch in Cleveland ...
Cleveland Scene
The Cleveland Orchestra ends its 100th anniversary season with “The Prometheus Project,” a festival that examines Beethoven's music “through the inspiration of Enlightenment” to include performances of all nine symphonies. Read more about the festival ...

Classical Music Highlight: Prokofiev's Perfect Summer Day - WSHU

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 12:16

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Prokofiev's Perfect Summer Day
WSHU
Tonight we'll enjoy an impression of a perfect summer day from a child's point of view, complete with a lively game of tag, in Prokofiev's Summer Day Suite. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

Chicago piano prodigy Joshua Mhoon plays classical music for royalty - Rolling Out

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 11:55

Rolling Out

Chicago piano prodigy Joshua Mhoon plays classical music for royalty
Rolling Out
I really enjoy my current teacher, Jim Giles at Northwestern University, because he's taught me a lot and the improvement I've made under him has been palpable. He's helped me to improve my technique and to better express myself through the piano. What ...

How to programme Beethoven piano cycles - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 05:13

Classical-Music.com (blog)

How to programme Beethoven piano cycles
Classical-Music.com (blog)
My experience playing Beethoven sonatas began when I was 10 and had to play Op. 14 No. 2 for an Associated Board Grade 8 exam. This sonata remains one of my favourites and would be much better known if it had the nickname of the 'surprise' sonata. The ...

Classical Music Highlight: Bach on Any Instrument - WSHU

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 01:07

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Bach on Any Instrument
WSHU
Bach's music miraculously sounds incredible on whatever instrument it's played on, as we'll hear today when mandolinist Chris Thiele plays one of the Violin Sonatas. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

From Mozart to Madonna, string quartet merges pop, classical sounds - The Advocate

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 17:33

The Advocate

From Mozart to Madonna, string quartet merges pop, classical sounds
The Advocate
They've made classical music so much more accessible. “We have pop fans coming to see Well-Strung who had never been to a string quartet concert,” Cortale continued. “The reverse of that is, we've had classical music fans coming to see Well-Strung who ...

Classical Music Highlight: Mahler the Romantic Optimist - WSHU

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 13:22

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Mahler the Romantic Optimist
WSHU
Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 5 is suffused with optimism and passion for his wife, Alma. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public Radio ...

Music Interview: Simon Mulligan Blends Classical And Jazz At Westport Arts Center - WSHU

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 08:59

WSHU

Music Interview: Simon Mulligan Blends Classical And Jazz At Westport Arts Center
WSHU
On Friday, May 11th, pianist Simon Mulligan and his jazz trio will perform a unique program at the Westport Arts Center that combines Simon's love of classical music by Mozart, Debussy and Chopin, with the George Gershwin Songbook. Kate Remington ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Telemann's Water Music Includes Actual Watery Creatures! - WSHU

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 01:15

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Telemann's Water Music Includes Actual Watery Creatures!
WSHU
Telemann's Water Music was written to celebrate the founding of Hamburg's Admiralty, so he included many marine references: fish, naiads, even Poseidon, god of the sea! We'll enjoy it this morning. Tags: classical music highlights ...

Meet Violin Virtuoso Charlie Siem, Classical Music and High-Fashion It Boy - Vanity Fair

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 17:10

Vanity Fair

Meet Violin Virtuoso Charlie Siem, Classical Music and High-Fashion It Boy
Vanity Fair
At the ripe old age of three, Charlie Siem fell in love with a piece of music his mother played regularly on cassette tapes. It was the first movement of Beethoven's majestic Violin Concerto, and “this very simple melody,” he says, “represented ...

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