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Concert featuring baroque chamber works takes place on Nov. 26 - NJ.com

Baroque music - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:43

Concert featuring baroque chamber works takes place on Nov. 26
NJ.com
On Sunday, Nov. 26, at 4, The Gloria Consort will present a concert of Baroque chamber works by 18th century musical giants Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Arcangelo Corelli. Works by their contemporaries John Loeillet and Andrew ...

PODCAST: Meet The Jazz Pianist And Computer Programmer Who Improvises With Algorithms - Forbes

JS Bach - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:01

Forbes

PODCAST: Meet The Jazz Pianist And Computer Programmer Who Improvises With Algorithms
Forbes
We also discuss the role of technology in music from the era of J.S. Bach and the pipe organ to the player piano of the 1860s to the Yamaha Disklavier, which he uses for his computer-aided compositions. Plus we learn more about the visual art he's ...

The Rake's Progress review – new company makes Stravinsky sing in stylish staging - The Guardian

Baroque music - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:26

The Guardian

The Rake's Progress review – new company makes Stravinsky sing in stylish staging
The Guardian
The conductor is the baroque-music specialist Laurence Cummings, directing from the harpsichord and dressed in jacket and squishy velvet cap to look alarmingly like Handel. He paces things snappily and, as the evening progresses, increasingly gets in ...

Boyz n the Wells: Kyle Abraham in London - Financial Times

Baroque music - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:09

Financial Times

Boyz n the Wells: Kyle Abraham in London
Financial Times
Atmospheric snatches of the Boyz n the Hood soundtrack — “We have a possible 187 [ie homicide]” — form part of an eclectic playlist that includes great ironic swaths of baroque music — Bach, Caldara, Vivaldi — spliced together with Jacques Brel and ...

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Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra kicks off holiday season - The University of Alabama Crimson White

Baroque music - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 01:07

The University of Alabama Crimson White

Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra kicks off holiday season
The University of Alabama Crimson White
It has a feeling of perhaps inaugurating the holiday season to a certain extent and the beauty of smaller scale, and Baroque music seems to be just perfect for that.” Flatt also said he sees this concert as an “artistic opportunity” for the orchestra ...

The Classical Music Network - ConcertoNet

Classical music - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 18:24

The Classical Music Network
ConcertoNet
Poets and poetry were the foundation Benjamin Godard built upon in his fourth and fifth operas. Following his Alphonse de Lamartine-based opera, Jocelyn in 1888, the Parisian turned back to The Middle Ages to source his drame lyrique, Dante. Considered ...

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ETSU orchestras present an evening of classical music - easttennessean.com

Classical music - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:07

ETSU orchestras present an evening of classical music
easttennessean.com
Audience members gathered into Munsey United Methodist Church on Friday to hear a performance of classical music put on by the ETSU Chamber Orchestra and the Sinfonia Orchestra. The concert was presented by the ETSU Music Department and the ...

Baroque Masters: a shining example of how to approach 18th Century music - The Dominion Post

Baroque music - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:01

The Dominion Post

Baroque Masters: a shining example of how to approach 18th Century music
The Dominion Post
This exuberant and exhilarating concert was a timely reminder of just where the performance of baroque music has reached in our time. When the authentic performance movement reared its head around 40 years ago, its early dogmatism subjected us to ...

Tabor Academy presents the 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols - Wicked Local Rochester

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:13

Wicked Local Rochester

Tabor Academy presents the 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols
Wicked Local Rochester
The Festival begins in darkness with the lighting of the candles, accompanied by Saint-Saëns' haunting “Prelude in the Style of J. S. Bach” followed by the choral introit, “In The Beginning.” From there, the choristers process to “Once in Royal David's ...

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Tabor Academy presents the 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols - Wicked Local Marion

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:06

Wicked Local Marion

Tabor Academy presents the 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols
Wicked Local Marion
The Festival begins in darkness with the lighting of the candles, accompanied by Saint-Saëns' haunting “Prelude in the Style of J. S. Bach” followed by the choral introit, “In The Beginning.” From there, the choristers process to “Once in Royal David's ...

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Master Chorale of Flagstaff goes for "Baroque” on Monday - Arizona Daily Sun

Baroque music - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:24

Arizona Daily Sun

Master Chorale of Flagstaff goes for "Baroque” on Monday
Arizona Daily Sun
Various works by composers of that era and beyond the time of Bach are featured on the first half of Monday evening's program and offer a glimpse into the importance of the musical form of the Lutheran chorale or hymn that became a vital part of ...

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I'd like to buy an apple - The Packer

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:22

I'd like to buy an apple
The Packer
It was market day in Eisenach, Germany, a city famous for associations to Martin Luther and J.S. Bach, among other notables, and our tour group was taking a stroll through the town square before heading up to the famous Wartburg Castle. As soon as we'd ...

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Review: Albany Symphony up for "Rite of Spring" challenges - Albany Times Union

Baroque music - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:04

Albany Times Union

Review: Albany Symphony up for "Rite of Spring" challenges
Albany Times Union
Baroque music found roots in Monteverdi as the 20th century composer has been inspired and challenged by the "Rite of Spring." Saturday night, the endless force of the work was riveting. One or two moments were not ideal (the opening bassoon solo ...

The week ahead in LA classical music, Nov. 19-26: The Verdi Chorus, Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra and more - Los Angeles Times

Classical music - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 09:03

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, Nov. 19-26: The Verdi Chorus, Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra and more
Los Angeles Times
Bach & Pergolesi Guest conductor Emmanuelle Haïm leads the L.A. Phil in Purcell's Suite from “The Fairy Queen,” Bach's Suite No. 3 in D, and Pergolesi's “Stabat mater” with soprano Laura Claycomb. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Sun., ...

David Von Drehle: Christians, our silence on Roy Moore isn't enough - The Spokesman-Review

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 03:01

David Von Drehle: Christians, our silence on Roy Moore isn't enough
The Spokesman-Review
Despite our imperfections – “our manifold sins and wickedness,” to borrow from the Book of Common Prayer – we are better than that. We are a church for the likes of William Wilberforce and Martin Luther King Jr. A church for Michelangelo and J.S. Bach.

Review: Brahms Violin Concerto, Queensland Symphony Orchestra - Gold Coast Bulletin

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 02:49

Gold Coast Bulletin

Review: Brahms Violin Concerto, Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Gold Coast Bulletin
But Kelemen, who is set to take the stage with QSO again as a soloist in next year's Mozart's Violin Concerto No 4, gave a charismatic performance; his big personality shining through during the encore (he performed the Sarabande from J.S. Bach's ...

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Luther brass ensembles take the stage - Luther College Chips

Baroque music - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:15

Luther College Chips

Luther brass ensembles take the stage
Luther College Chips
“We play a lot more Renaissance and medieval Baroque music just because that's what's written for Tuba and Euphonium choirs. There's not a lot of stuff specifically written for us.” After the Tuba and Euphonium performance, the Trombone Choir performed ...

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OPINION: Spirit of Christmas readily heard in the 'King of Instruments' - The Sarnia Journal

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:02

The Sarnia Journal

OPINION: Spirit of Christmas readily heard in the 'King of Instruments'
The Sarnia Journal
The composer J.S. Bach described music as God's gift to man. He called it “the only art of Heaven given to earth, and the only art of earth we take to Heaven.” For over 150 years in Sarnia, church congregations have raised their voices in devotional ...

More Indian sub-continent classical music, please - Radio Survivor

Classical music - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 16:04

More Indian sub-continent classical music, please
Radio Survivor
Coming out from a long Radio Survivor posting hiatus (apologies) and rummaging around for some good classical sounds, I have chanced on Sangeet – Classical Music from the Indian sub-continent, over at wonderful WPRB in Princeton, New Jersey.

Seven Days Out for Nov. 19-25, 2017 - Pensacola News Journal

JS Bach - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:00

Pensacola News Journal

Seven Days Out for Nov. 19-25, 2017
Pensacola News Journal
The Runge Strings Orchestra presents works by J.S. Bach, Schubert and Schumann. The UWF String Trio will also perform with the orchestra. Dr. Leonid Yanovskiy and Dr. Boyan Bonev will conduct the ensembles. Yanovskiy, Bonev and Ramel Price will be ...

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