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Classical music for beginners: A primer for all; no snobs, please - Chicago Tribune

Classical music - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 14:07

Chicago Tribune

Classical music for beginners: A primer for all; no snobs, please
Chicago Tribune
Classical music aficionados: Go away. This article is not for you. Instead, it is for everyone who sees classical music as a private club and who feels they're standing outside the clubhouse. It's for those who have been to one or two orchestral ...
Deutsche Grammophon & Apple Music Partner for New Playlist ...Billboard
Apple Music Taps Deutsche Grammophon to Create the 'Essential ...Digital Music News

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Opening the Screen Door - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

JS Bach - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 13:23

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Opening the Screen Door
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Those with a musicological bent (and a taste for muffins) can enjoy a short course on J.S. Bach's approach to the organ, thanks to the Bach for Breakfast series. Families can take in free outdoor concerts, as well as a special “Symphonasaurus” matinee ...

Beethoven gets Dangerous: Book reveals Michael Jackson's use of classical music in hit songs - Arab News

Classical music - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 12:10

Arab News

Beethoven gets Dangerous: Book reveals Michael Jackson's use of classical music in hit songs
Arab News
In “Michael Jackson and Classical Music,” released this week, King argues that the entertainer's extensive use of classical music (which King told Arab News “literally no one on earth seems to have noticed”) likely means that MJ sold “more albums which ...

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Making the most from life's lessons - Times Colonist (blog)

Baroque music - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 10:50

Times Colonist (blog)

Making the most from life's lessons
Times Colonist (blog)
For two weeks, our daughter (who has become a deeply committed violinist over the past four years) participated in a Baroque music program. I went from knowing very little about this musical time-period to looking up words like—oratorio, aria, and ...

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Aug. 12-19: Rodrigo y Gabriela with the LA Phil and more - Los Angeles Times

Classical music - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 04:02

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Aug. 12-19: Rodrigo y Gabriela with the LA Phil and more
Los Angeles Times
Beethoven Celebrates Bernstein's 100th Birthday California Philharmonic and the Cal Phil Chorale are joined by guest vocalists for a program that includes Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and selections from Bernstein's “On the Town,” “Candide” and “West ...

Central Vermont Arts Preview - Rutland Herald

Baroque music - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 01:06

Rutland Herald

Central Vermont Arts Preview
Rutland Herald
The program includes music by Henry and Daniel Purcell, Handel, Barsanti, Loeillet and others that were active in Baroque London. Atlantis Baroque comprises Sara Lourie, recorder; Thomas Jocks, cello; and Lindsey Warren, voice and harpsichord.

Festival fever: This week's best traditional music gigs - Irish Times

Baroque music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 22:01

Irish Times

Festival fever: This week's best traditional music gigs
Irish Times
Apollo's Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, traces the journey of Irish immigrants in the early 19th century across the Atlantic to America, through music, song and dance. This American period-instrument troupe of 10 performers explores the Celtic ...

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Deutsche Grammophon & Apple Music Partner for New Playlist Spanning Classical Label's 120-Year History - Billboard

Classical music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 20:11

Billboard

Deutsche Grammophon & Apple Music Partner for New Playlist Spanning Classical Label's 120-Year History
Billboard
Deutsche Grammophon and Apple Music announced the launch of a new classical music audio and visual playlist on Friday (Aug. 10) that will highlight recordings from the iconic label's 120-year history. "The DG Playlist" will feature a selection of audio ...
Apple Music Taps Deutsche Grammophon to Create the 'Essential' Classical Music DestinationDigital Music News

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Not your grandfather's classical music - Glens Falls Post-Star

Classical music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 17:05

Glens Falls Post-Star

Not your grandfather's classical music
Glens Falls Post-Star
LAKE GEORGE — Not all classical music is written by dead white men. About 60 classical musicians have rolled into the village of Lake George for the eighth annual Lake George Music Festival, which will feature works by young composers as well as ...

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Gala Opening Concert with Maestro Raymond Leppard - University of Indianapolis

JS Bach - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 15:09

University of Indianapolis

Gala Opening Concert with Maestro Raymond Leppard
University of Indianapolis
The program opens with Britten's Sentimental Sarabande from the 1934 Simple Symphony, followed by UIndy's Joana Genova performing Bach's E-Major Violin Concerto, BWV 1042. Mitzi Westra and Daniel Narducci will be featured in Mr. Leppard's new ...

Turning Climate Crisis Into Sound: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Classical music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:40

New York Times

Turning Climate Crisis Into Sound: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
Hello, classical readers (and listeners), hopefully staying cool in the dog days of summer. Earlier this week, Ashley Fure's elegant, sad, scary immersive performance-installation “The Force of Things: An Opera for Objects” came to New York for a three ...

Soprano at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding to perform at St Asaph Cathedral - Rhyl Journal

Baroque music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:02

Rhyl Journal

Soprano at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding to perform at St Asaph Cathedral
Rhyl Journal
Elin, a specialist in Baroque music, added: "It has some really high notes which I'm particularly known for and Eternal Source of Light Divine is all about those very high notes.” At the festival, Elin will be joined by pianist Jocelyn Freeman for a ...

Apple Music Launches New Classical Music Section Curated by Deutsche Grammophon, Including Full-Length Operas - Mac Rumors

Classical music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:40

Mac Rumors

Apple Music Launches New Classical Music Section Curated by Deutsche Grammophon, Including Full-Length Operas
Mac Rumors
Apple Music this week began rolling out a new section in Browse curated by Deutsche Grammophon, known as one of the biggest classical musical labels in the world. In this section, classical music fans will find featured playlists of specific composers, ...
Deutsche Grammophon And Apple Music Announce Classical Music CollaborationuDiscover Music
Classical music for beginners: A primer for all; no snobs, pleaseDaily Comet
Apple Music's latest visual album is a full-length operaEngadget
Music Week
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Classical Music Highlight: For Dvorak, The Call of Music Was Too Strong - WSHU

Classical music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:24

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: For Dvorak, The Call of Music Was Too Strong
WSHU
Live Radio News and Music. Classical Music with Kate Remington. NEXT: 1:00pm Classical Music with Lauren Rico. News and Music. Classical Music with Kate Remington · News and Talk. All Things Considered · All Classical. All Classical. Menu.

CSO at Ravinia review: James Conlon makes a poignant return - Chicago Tribune

Baroque music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:20

Chicago Tribune

CSO at Ravinia review: James Conlon makes a poignant return
Chicago Tribune
For unlike the lush orchestration of his “Firebird” Suite and the asymmetric rhythmic eruptions of his “Rite of Spring,” Stravinsky's “Pulcinella” looks back at his baroque-era predecessors via scaled-down orchestral forces. In building the suite on ...

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Classical performances wildly varied this fall - MyAJC

Classical music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:03

MyAJC

Classical performances wildly varied this fall
MyAJC
They say variety is the spice of life, and that seems to be a credo that Atlanta's classical music organizations have taken to heart this season. From foundational classics to contemporary works by forward-thinking composers to a beloved Broadway ...

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Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Announces 2018-19 Season - Broadway World

JS Bach - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:43

Broadway World

Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Announces 2018-19 Season
Broadway World
EUROPE: Bach, Vivaldi & Corelli. Sunday, February 24, 2019 | 2:30 PM Monday, February 25, 2019 | 7:30 PM. Caterina Lichtenberg, Mandolin. Riccardo Broschi - Overture to La Merope J.S. Bach - Air on the G string. Caterina Lichtenberg - Interlude: Solo ...

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Kansas City Baroque Consortium will take a musical journey to Versailles - Kansas City Star

Baroque music - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:00

Kansas City Star

Kansas City Baroque Consortium will take a musical journey to Versailles
Kansas City Star
The music of Bach, heart-rendingly emotional but also obedient to musical forms like the fugue, reflects the austere Lutheran culture in which it was written. One hears sunny Italy in Vivaldi's vivacious and happy music. But French Baroque music ...

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