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Royal College of Music launches new database of musical instruments - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 07:51

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Royal College of Music launches new database of musical instruments
Classical-Music.com (blog)
The Royal College of Music has launched a brand new database of musical instruments. MINIM-UK brings together over 20,000 instruments from more than 200 UK collections, making them digitally available to the public for the first time. Britain's musical ...

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Men with high testosterone levels don't like classical music, study claims - Classic FM

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:01

Classic FM

Men with high testosterone levels don't like classical music, study claims
Classic FM
As well as classical music, the study also labelled jazz and avant-garde music as 'sophisticated music'. The study included 37 men and 39 women – most in their early 20s – who were asked to listen to 25 musical extracts. They were then asked to rate ...

Tigran Mansurian's 'Requiem' wins Classical Music Awards - Panorama.am

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 03:33

Tigran Mansurian's 'Requiem' wins Classical Music Awards
Panorama.am
Renowned Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian has won the 2018 International Classical Music Award in the Contemporary music category for his 'Requiem'. The Awards were held in Luxembourg on 18-20 January. To remind, Mansurian's 'Requiem', which is ...

February 2018 - Classical-Music.com

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:20

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February 2018
Classical-Music.com
We have a record number of cover stars in our February issue, with all six King's Singers gracing the front of the magazine. As the group celebrates its 50th anniversary, founding member Brian Kay meets with the current singers to discuss the past ...

Additional Artists Announced For THE GRAMMY SALUTE TO CLASSICAL MUSIC - Broadway World

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:40

Additional Artists Announced For THE GRAMMY SALUTE TO CLASSICAL MUSIC
Broadway World
In celebration of the GRAMMY Awards® coming to New York for the first time in 15 years and to honor Leonard Bernstein's 100th anniversary, the Recording Academy™ in association with CAMI Music, announced today the complete lineup for the GRAMMY Salute ...

Off the Couch: Christie play, classical music coming up - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 00:01

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Off the Couch: Christie play, classical music coming up
Chattanooga Times Free Press
LISA DENTON: Barry, the Chattanooga Theatre Centre is starting a new play this weekend, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles," by famed British writer Agatha Christie, which reminded me that hers is one of the literary names that can form an anagram that ...

Review: 'Lift Every Voice' an historic celebration of African American culture through classical music - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:55

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Review: 'Lift Every Voice' an historic celebration of African American culture through classical music
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Sometimes a concert turns out to be more than the music. Sometimes it's a perfectly proportioned balancing act, a celebration of joy that heightens the spirit. In the case of “Lift Every Voice: Resonating Music, Words & Legacy,” which filled Heinz Hall ...

The week ahead in LA classical music, Jan. 21-28: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, LA Opera's 'Candide' and more - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 09:02

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, Jan. 21-28: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, LA Opera's 'Candide' and more
Los Angeles Times
Sundays Live Pianist Mirian Conti performs. Bing Theater, LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Sun., 6 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6234. Well-Strung Singing string quartet mixes classical music with contemporary pop. L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Renberg Theatre ...

Classical music for children highlights Carnival of Performing Arts - Sun Community News

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:18

Classical music for children highlights Carnival of Performing Arts
Sun Community News
ELIZABETHTOWN | A special two-day musical Winter Carnival of Performing Arts celebrates Animal Tales with piano performances, story-telling, mask-making and dance activities for children. Produced, performed and created by Piano by Nature founders Rose ...

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Men with high testosterone dislike classical music and jazz… - Slipped Disc

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 03:45

Slipped Disc

Men with high testosterone dislike classical music and jazz…
Slipped Disc
Steve says: January 20, 2018 at 11:07 am. Ok, then high testosterone –> “people exhibiting rebellious personality traits show strong preference for rebellious music such as hard rock, and an aversion to music genres such as jazz and classical.” hmmm ...

Classical music review: SPCO packed for West Coast tour with solid performances - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 01:14

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Classical music review: SPCO packed for West Coast tour with solid performances
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
... orchestra's expertise with contemporary fare. After all this darkness, Mendelssohn's Fourth Symphony (the “Italian”) was a great candidate to bring a burst of warmth to a January day, but I found myself lamenting lost opportunities. Sections marked ...

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The best classical music this week: Joshua Bell and Academy of St Martin in the Fields at NCH - Irish Times

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:59

Irish Times

The best classical music this week: Joshua Bell and Academy of St Martin in the Fields at NCH
Irish Times
Violinist Joshua Bell and composer/double bassist Edgar Meyer know each other a long time and Meyer's new Overture for violin and orchestra was written with Bell in mind. Bell, who seems to prefer new music at the conservative end of the spectrum, gave ...

Can Classical Music Take a Joke? A Violinist is Shredded. - New York Times

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:06

New York Times

Can Classical Music Take a Joke? A Violinist is Shredded.
New York Times
Overdubbing internet videos for laughs is a venerable pastime, from the absurdities put into the mouths of politicians by the Bad Lip Reading team to the “shred” videos of the last decade, which make it seem as though guitar heroes, pop bands and some ...

Five Arts Events In Austin This Weekend - Austin Chronicle

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:15

Austin Chronicle

Five Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
Austin Chronicle
Note: We're not telling you this because the man used to live here, though, nor because anybody's looking for a non-music excuse to visit that section of Downtown right now. We're telling you this because Flores is so fucking funny you don't want to ...

A New Gay Opera: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube - New York Times

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:31

New York Times

A New Gay Opera: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube
New York Times
“I should take you to Bermuda,” Hawk, a State Department employee in Washington, D.C., says to Tim, an idealistic newcomer from New York. As the men slowly remove their clothes, Hawk (the baritone Joseph Lattanzi) describes tree groves and “sand as ...

Meet the New Generation Leading Berlin's Classical Scene - New York Times

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:06

New York Times

Meet the New Generation Leading Berlin's Classical Scene
New York Times
With three full-time opera houses, seven major symphony orchestras and numerous world-class choirs, all lavishly funded by the German government, Berlin may well be the most musically active city on earth. It has also reached a moment of transition ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:40

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA at Carnegie Hall (Jan. 23-24, 8 p.m.). Whether you think this is the best orchestra in the country, like my colleague Zachary Woolfe, or simply very, very good indeed, any ...

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Voting opens for BBC Music Magazine Awards 2018! - Classical-Music.com

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:25

Voting opens for BBC Music Magazine Awards 2018!
Classical-Music.com
Voting is now open for the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2018. Now in its 13th year, the awards have become an important part of the classical music calendar, recognising the very best recordings of the previous year in a range of categories. Readers are ...

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Nas Performs Hip-Hop Classic Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra - Amplify

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:21

Amplify

Nas Performs Hip-Hop Classic Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra
Amplify
For the show Nas, dressed in a full tuxedo, played to a full house at the Kennedy Center to celebrate Illmatic's impact on hip-hop music over the past two decades. The unlikely convergence of classical music and hip-hop takes center stage along with ...

8 arts picks: A new classical music festival, theater, dance, art - OregonLive.com

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:06

OregonLive.com

8 arts picks: A new classical music festival, theater, dance, art
OregonLive.com
Composer Scott Anthony Shell, a recent transplant to Portland, has started Spontaneous Combustion, a contemporary classical music touring series on the West Coast that includes seven concerts in Portland. Performing will be Eugene's Delgani String ...

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