Classical music

Quire Cleveland Enters Its Second Decade and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch This Week - Cleveland Scene

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:14

Cleveland Scene

Quire Cleveland Enters Its Second Decade and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch This Week
Cleveland Scene
Oboist Devin Hinzo is launching his Fresh Perspectives series (described as “a new way to experience classical music”) on Friday, November 2 at 7:30 pm at Lab Studios by Glo on Lakeside Avenue in Cleveland. The main event features music for solo ...

13 spooky pieces of Halloween music for children - Classic FM

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 08:46

Classic FM

13 spooky pieces of Halloween music for children
Classic FM
The Addams family themselves are pretty spooky, but the music is undeniably charming for a theme about a haunted house and family. This version takes its opening from Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor, one of the eeriest tunes in classical music.

Classical Music Highlight: Halloween Chills And Thrills - WSHU

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:40

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Halloween Chills And Thrills
WSHU
We've lined up lots of spooky music by Schubert, Bach, Mozart and many others to celebrate Halloween. Tune in.....if you dare! Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media ...

Pianist performs classical music at sanctuary for ailing elephants - The Week Magazine

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:09

The Week Magazine

Pianist performs classical music at sanctuary for ailing elephants
The Week Magazine
They may not be able to see Paul Barton, but they can hear his music, and the notes he plays are bringing them comfort. Barton is a classical pianist, and he's ...

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Study: Performances of Classical Music Are Getting Slower! I Mean Quicker! Wait, What? - Violinist.com (blog)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:43

Violinist.com (blog)

Study: Performances of Classical Music Are Getting Slower! I Mean Quicker! Wait, What?
Violinist.com (blog)
Below are the tracks that have been cited as "proof" that classical music is speeding up, in recent stories. And below that, I had a little fun of my own. Enjoy! And if you are inspired, you can submit any of your own examples in the comments! From the ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Saint-Saens Puts The Organ Front And Center - WSHU

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:21

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Saint-Saens Puts The Organ Front And Center
WSHU
Tonight we'll enjoy Camille Saint-Saens' spectacular Organ Symphony, a work that took so much out of him he vowed, "I'll never write another piece like this." Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

The best classical music inspired by baking - Classical-Music.com

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:09

Classical-Music.com

The best classical music inspired by baking
Classical-Music.com
Hansel and Gretel – Humperdinck. The Great British Bake Off contestants have been nothing if not inventive when it comes to gingerbread, creating structures ranging from pubs to entire weddings. Humperdinck's 1893 opera sticks to a more traditional but ...

New study into performances of Bach reveals classical music is speeding up - Classic FM

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 06:08

Classic FM

New study into performances of Bach reveals classical music is speeding up
Classic FM
Classical music performances are taken at a greater lick than they were 50 years ago, according to the findings of a new study by Universal Music Group. The study, which examined recordings of Johann Sebastian Bach's work, has found some pieces are ...
New study into the works of Bach reveals that classical music is speeding upThe Strad

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Nico Muhly Composed a Revolution in Classical Music. He Hopes Beyoncé Is Listening. - Daily Beast

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 04:11

Daily Beast

Nico Muhly Composed a Revolution in Classical Music. He Hopes Beyoncé Is Listening.
Daily Beast
The sweeps of pencil, the precise configuring of the notes: To look at the composer Nico Muhly's hand-written scores is like observing crisply seductive works of art. He writes his scores in longhand first, before inputting them into a computer. Muhly ...

Classical Music Highlight: Elgar's Postcard from the Riviera - WSHU

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 01:13

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Elgar's Postcard from the Riviera
WSHU
Today Elgar takes us to one of his favorite vacation spots: the Italian Riviera town of Alassio, with his overture, In the South. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media ...

Major Themes: Top Picks In Classical Music, From 'Joan the Mad' To 'Matthew Shepard' - Capital Public Radio News

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 17:27

Capital Public Radio News

Major Themes: Top Picks In Classical Music, From 'Joan the Mad' To 'Matthew Shepard'
Capital Public Radio News
Welcome to Major Themes, a monthly feature in which classical music experts recommend a must-hear recording based on what's happening at classical stations and programs around the country. This month, CapRadio's Kevin Doherty provided his pick ...

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
Pop and rap aren't the only two genres speeding up in tempo in the breakneck music-streaming era: The quickening of pace seems to be affecting even the oldest forms of the art. Per research this weekend from two record labels, classical music ...

What Goes With Classical Music? Checkers, Cornhole and Cake Pops! - VoiceofOC

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 09:02

VoiceofOC

What Goes With Classical Music? Checkers, Cornhole and Cake Pops!
VoiceofOC
And it's why Pacific Symphony introduced a new series of three Friday-night concerts during the 2018-19 season in collaboration with KUSC, Southern California's popular classical music station. Called Classical KUSC @ Pacific Symphony, the concerts are ...

Classical Music Highlight: Fairy Tales' Dark Side - WSHU

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 01:15

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Fairy Tales' Dark Side
WSHU
Philip Glass reminds us that fairy tales often have a dark side with his onimous-sounding Overture to Beauty and the Beast. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Classical Music in New York City This Week - October 28-November 4 - City Guide NY

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 00:25

City Guide NY

Classical Music in New York City This Week - October 28-November 4
City Guide NY
From the New York Philharmonic to churches and smaller concert halls, you'll find the best of New York's classical music in City Guide's calendar. When it comes to acoustics, famous destinations like Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center are world-class ...

The week's five best Twin Cities classical concerts - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 14:50

Minneapolis Star Tribune

The week's five best Twin Cities classical concerts
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Classical music meets the animal kingdom in Music St. Croix's season-opening concert. The main item is Saint-Saëns' “Carnival of the Animals,” with its famous swan-imitating cello. Also featured are Poulenc's “Babar, the Little Elephant” and Henri ...

1st Manial Palace Music Festival: classical music to revive heritage - Daily News Egypt

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 07:17

Daily News Egypt

1st Manial Palace Music Festival: classical music to revive heritage
Daily News Egypt
For five nights, eight classical music concerts will be performed by several international musicians. Egypt takes part at the festival, through the participation of the Mezzo-Soprano Gala El-Hadidi, Pianist Ramzi Yassa, Soprano Fatma Said, Egyptian ...

Aust mourns classical music champion Gill - Bombala Times

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 23:45

Bombala Times

Aust mourns classical music champion Gill
Bombala Times
Mr Gill was the founder of Victorian Opera, the National Music Teacher Mentoring Program and the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra and was artistic director of OzOpera and chief conductor of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra. In 1994 Mr Gill was ...

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Classical music roundup: Schiff maintains focus, De Waart makes welcome return - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 23:29

The Sydney Morning Herald

Classical music roundup: Schiff maintains focus, De Waart makes welcome return
The Sydney Morning Herald
De Waart's classical poise and discipline led to an absorbing and thrilling performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D. The soloists were the ringingly clear soprano Amanda Majeski, warm-voiced Caitlin Hulcup, tenor Kim Begley, amiable in the ...

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