Classical music

Celebrating a Union That Rewired Classical Music - New York Times

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 18:40

New York Times

Celebrating a Union That Rewired Classical Music
New York Times
Members of the Sonic Arts Union helped rewire classical music in the 1960s. Literally: The founders of this collective used homemade electronics to power their experiments. And also metaphorically, by organizing festivals and producing albums for ...

Young Women Composers Camp narrows gender gap in classical music - Temple News

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 17:01

Temple News

Young Women Composers Camp narrows gender gap in classical music
Temple News
When composer Erin Busch attended composition events and competitions while growing up, she was often the only girl among a group of boys. “I felt isolated,” said Busch, the director of the Young Women Composers Camp. “It's weird to go some place and ...

Classical Music Highlight: Down On The Bayou - WSHU

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:22

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Down On The Bayou
WSHU
Robert Flaherty's 1948 documentary Louisiana Story concerned the effects of oil drilling in the bayou. Tonight we'll enjoy the Acadian Dances Virgil Thomson included in his score for the film. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email.

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Tue, 07/24/2018 - 08:53

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Josie Lawrence joins bill of Ten Pieces Prom for classical music education - Independent.ie

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 07:32

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Josie Lawrence joins bill of Ten Pieces Prom for classical music education
Independent.ie
The actors will join Naomi Wilkinson to guide the audience through the family friendly concert where some of the greatest pieces of classical music will be heard. Lawrence, best known for her turns in Whose Line Is It Anyway?, EastEnders and Humans ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Elgar on Vacation - WSHU

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 01:09

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Classical Music Highlight: Elgar on Vacation
WSHU
Today we'll enjoy a piece Elgar wrote on a relaxing vacation in the countryside south of Londond, or, as he described his days there, "fishing, fiddling and fooling." Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

5 facts about Bernd Alois Zimmermann - Classical-Music.com

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 23:14

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5 facts about Bernd Alois Zimmermann
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In his late music Zimmermann established a style called 'Klangkomposition'. For this he drew on music of all sorts, from the avant garde to jazz, medieval music to the Beatles. The focus was on blocks or collages of sound. 5. The 1969 Requiem for a ...

Meet HAWA, a Classically Trained 17-Year-Old Creator Who Defies Genre - PigeonsAndPlanes

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:53

PigeonsAndPlanes

Meet HAWA, a Classically Trained 17-Year-Old Creator Who Defies Genre
PigeonsAndPlanes
I see so many artists my age making music that's such bullshit, and I'm actually trying to put musical elements first." HAWA has the credentials to back up her confidence—selected to join a classical writing workshop when she was just 11, HAWA cut her ...

Classical Music Highlight: Another View Of Carmen - WSHU

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:13

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Another View Of Carmen
WSHU
Rodion Shchedrin adapted Bizet's opera Carmen as a ballet for his prima ballerina wife, Maya Plisetskaya. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media ...

The best of electronic orchestral music - Classical-Music.com

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 05:53

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The best of electronic orchestral music
Classical-Music.com
Electronic manipulation of orchestral and other forms of classical music has become a popular musical trend, thanks to new compositions by the likes of Daphne Oram and Delia Derbyshire (both of whom are featured at the Proms this year). We've created a ...

Steve Robinson talks classical music with Rick Kogan - WGN Radio

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 03:14

WGN Radio

Steve Robinson talks classical music with Rick Kogan
WGN Radio
Steve Robinson paid Rick Kogan an in-studio visit this evening to talk about his brand new audio series, Classical Profiles. The series Steve and Rick looked closer into during the show was the story of Beethoven. If you would like to listen to some ...

Classical Music Highlight: Elgar's Portrait of Falstaff - WSHU

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 01:16

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Elgar's Portrait of Falstaff
WSHU
Shakespeare's character Falstaff is one of his most fully developed; he's a recurring character in three plays, and he's the subject of a symphonic portrait by Elgar, which we'll enjoy today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email.

Arts Beat: Festival Mozaic to pair visual art with classical interpretations of Radiohead - KCBX

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 13:07

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Arts Beat: Festival Mozaic to pair visual art with classical interpretations of Radiohead
KCBX
As part of this summer's Festival Mozaic, renowned pianist Christopher O'Riley will push the boundaries of classical music by performing songs of the rock band Radiohead, alongside visual interpretations from photographer Bryn Forbes. So the question ...

5 top tips for attending the BBC Proms - Classical-Music.com

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 05:12

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5 top tips for attending the BBC Proms
Classical-Music.com
You'll witness the almost ritualistic tradition of the Prommers' announcing how much money The Promenaders' Musical Charities organisation has raised. This dedicated band of concertgoers collects money at the end of each Prom, with the funds going to a ...

5 Surprisingly deep benefits of listening to classical music - Aleteia EN

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 06:04

Aleteia EN

5 Surprisingly deep benefits of listening to classical music
Aleteia EN
It never occurred to me to evaluate the kind of music I listen to until my mom sent me an interesting article several months ago. It detailed the effects that different types of music had on the designs of water when it was frozen. Classical music ...

5 Surprisingly deep benefits of listening to classical music - Aleteia EN

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 06:04

Aleteia EN

5 Surprisingly deep benefits of listening to classical music
Aleteia EN
It never occurred to me to evaluate the kind of music I listen to until my mom sent me an interesting article several months ago. It detailed the effects that different types of music had on the designs of water when it was frozen. Classical music ...

Arts Beat: Festival Mozaic to pair visual art with classical interpretations of music by Radiohead - KCBX

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:17

Arts Beat: Festival Mozaic to pair visual art with classical interpretations of music by Radiohead
KCBX
As part of this summer's Festival Mozaic, renowned pianist Christopher O'Riley will push the boundaries of classical music by performing songs of the rock band Radiohead, alongside visual interpretations from photographer Bryn Forbes. So the question ...

Bernstein's Contentious 'Mass': The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:08

New York Times

Bernstein's Contentious 'Mass': The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
Of all the miracles Haydn gives musical voice to in his oratorio “Die Schöpfung” (“The Creation”), none is more unfathomable than the first: creating something out of nothing. His Classical-era solution, to begin with a formless chaos of musical ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Marin Alsop Conducts On Carnegie Hall Live - WSHU

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:17

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Marin Alsop Conducts On Carnegie Hall Live
WSHU
On tonight's final performance in our Carnegie Hall Live series, Marin Alsop conducts the National Youth Orchestra of the USA in a program that includes music by John Adams and Gustav Mahler. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email.

Jane Austen and classical music: how Bath brought them together - Classic FM

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:28

Classic FM

Jane Austen and classical music: how Bath brought them together
Classic FM
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen enjoyed music. And the West country's historic city would have played a very important role. Historic Roman baths, breathtaking Regency architecture, literature, culture, music: for centuries ...

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