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Classical Music Captures A Young Wife's Anxiety In 'On Chesil Beach' - NPR

Classical music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:21

NPR

Classical Music Captures A Young Wife's Anxiety In 'On Chesil Beach'
NPR
The film On Chesil Beach opens with a cocksure Edward, played by Billy Howle, mansplaining the blues to his new wife, Florence, a classical violinist played by Saoirse Ronan. It's a snapshot of the young couple's relationship, which disintegrates ...

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Bach's Legacy and How an Outside General Counsel Can Help Your Business Sustainability - JD Supra (press release)

JS Bach - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:53

JD Supra (press release)

Bach's Legacy and How an Outside General Counsel Can Help Your Business Sustainability
JD Supra (press release)
There was nothing remarkable about J.S Bach's career. Like most of his family members, Bach lived most of his life within a 50-mile radius in central Germany. He was a sought-after and respected organist and spent much of his career as the chief ...

7-Eleven locations blasts classical music to prevent loitering - WFTV Orlando

Classical music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:49

WFTV Orlando

7-Eleven locations blasts classical music to prevent loitering
WFTV Orlando
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - 7-Eleven's in Central Florida are trying something different to keep people from loitering. The stores are blasting classical music to prevent people from hanging out outside the storefronts.

The Trumpet Player At The Royal Wedding Is An Expert In VERY Old, Traditional Music - Bustle

Baroque music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:24

Bustle

The Trumpet Player At The Royal Wedding Is An Expert In VERY Old, Traditional Music
Bustle
The institution, based in Cambridge, focuses on playing period music with instruments in the style of the time period of the piece. Blackadder is a Baroque trumpeter, which means that he plays music from the Baroque era with a trumpet as it was made in ...

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on WRTI 90.1: Baroque and More! May 20th at 5 PM - WRTI

JS Bach - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:09

WRTI

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on WRTI 90.1: Baroque and More! May 20th at 5 PM
WRTI
Works by J.S. Bach, Gabriel Fauré, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Johann Nepomuk Hummel are on the program for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's broadcast on WRTI 90.1, Sunday, May 20th from 5 to 6 pm. WRTI's Jack Moore is your host for this ...

The Nilsson Centennial: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Classical music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:36

New York Times

The Nilsson Centennial: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
It's been a week of loss in music, as two bold composers died: Matt Marks (at just 38) and Glenn Branca (at 69, still too young). Here's Mr. Mark's arrangement of the Beatles' “Revolution 9,” instantly memorable. And Seth Colter Walls guided us through ...

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Recording of June 2018: After Bach - Stereophile Magazine

JS Bach - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:11

Stereophile Magazine

Recording of June 2018: After Bach
Stereophile Magazine
That American jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has made a recording of J.S. Bach's music should come as no great surprise to anyone who's followed his extraordinarily varied career. In many ways, it seems a natural progression. Having become one of the most ...
Brad Mehldau Trio's New Album, "Seymour Reads the Constitution!," Out NowNonesuch Records

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Rogovoy Report 5/18/18 - WAMC

Baroque music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:56

Rogovoy Report 5/18/18
WAMC
The cultural highlights in our region this weekend include silent movies, Baroque music, psychedelic hard-rock, jazz, chamber music, and a whole lot more. Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and live piano music come together when New York City-based ...

These sharks will take Ellington over Mozart any day - CNN

Classical music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:11

CNN

These sharks will take Ellington over Mozart any day
CNN
Five out of the eight sharks did, and so we did a follow up experiment with these five to see if they could learn to distinguish between jazz versus classical music," said Vila-Pouca. However, it would appear these five sharks didn't appreciate the ...

Wanda Wiłkomirska obituary - The Guardian

JS Bach - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:50

The Guardian

Wanda Wiłkomirska obituary
The Guardian
She gathered various prizes (Geneva 1946, Budapest 1949, second in Leipzig's International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in 1950) and gave her Wigmore Hall debut in 1951, before sharing second prize with Julian Sitkovetsky (Igor Oistrakh came ...

Prufrock: Weaponized Baroque, the Notorious Lord Byron, and a History of the Bank of England - The Weekly Standard

Baroque music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:33

The Weekly Standard

Prufrock: Weaponized Baroque, the Notorious Lord Byron, and a History of the Bank of England
The Weekly Standard
Weaponized Baroque: Ted Gioia writes about the use of classical music in San Francisco to repel the homeless from public spaces. Where did the idea come from? “Experts trace the practice's origins back to a drowsy 7-Eleven in British Columbia in 1985, ...

Off topic: Sold on eBay, fingerprints, classical music as deterrent, Mount Fuji photos - The Mercury News

Classical music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:54

The Mercury News

Off topic: Sold on eBay, fingerprints, classical music as deterrent, Mount Fuji photos
The Mercury News
The meaning of life, the original Hollywood sign, an Italian village and other “priceless” things sold on eBay. On fingerprinting's past, present and future. A whopper of a deterrent: why a Burger King in San Francisco blasts classical music all the time.

How the SPCO became one of America's 'most creative orchestras' - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Classical music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:31

Minneapolis Star Tribune

How the SPCO became one of America's 'most creative orchestras'
Minneapolis Star Tribune
There was no dumbing down of musical content once everyone was inside. Instead, the orchestra played an hourlong program, pairing bright, bubbly works by 19th-century composers Charles Gounod and Antonín Dvorák with Ralph Vaughan Williams' ...

Sumter music club announces scholarship winners - Sumter Item

JS Bach - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:05

Sumter Item

Sumter music club announces scholarship winners
Sumter Item
The Woman's Afternoon Music Club has announced the winners of its annual music scholarship competition held April 22 at First Presbyterian Church. Adjudicator was Jim Mills, a retired music educator and director of the Sumter Community Concert Band.

Weaponising classical music against the underclasses - Slipped Disc

Classical music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:00

Slipped Disc

Weaponising classical music against the underclasses
Slipped Disc
Weaponized classical music is just the next step in the commodification of the genre. Today, most young people encounter classical music not as a popular art form but as a class signifier, a set of tropes in a larger system of encoded communication ...

Salish Sea Early Music Festival to present concert Saturday - Peninsula Daily News

Baroque music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 04:42

Peninsula Daily News

Salish Sea Early Music Festival to present concert Saturday
Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will present “The Able Virtuoso,” part of its Spring Baroque Festival, with three contrasting performances of early orchestral and chamber music on period instruments at 2 p.m. Saturday. “The Able ...

Classical Music Hightlight: Martha Argerich on Carnegie Hall Live! - WSHU

Classical music - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 04:10

WSHU

Classical Music Hightlight: Martha Argerich on Carnegie Hall Live!
WSHU
Tonight's Carnegie Hall Live features music by Respighi, and Martha Argerich as the soloist in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3, with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra conducted by Antonio Pappano. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email.

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What to Do This Weekend - The Winchester Star

JS Bach - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:07

What to Do This Weekend
The Winchester Star
The program will include Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco Overture, J. S. Bach's Air from the Suite No. 3 in D, two dances from Aram Khachaturian's Gayane Ballet, Danse des Mysteres of Jonathan Cohen, Gordon Jacobs The Barber of Seviille Goes to the Devil, ...

PSU's baroque pearl - Psuvanguard.com

Baroque music - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:15

Psuvanguard.com

PSU's baroque pearl
Psuvanguard.com
Contemporary classical guitar music mainly exists at the intersection of three musical traditions: Baroque lute, Spanish guitar, and the contemporary traditions fused with modernist classical trends and diverse musical idioms from around the world.

Sebastian Taylor's music news: Chamber music; Baroque violinists; jazz at Zedel; Chichester Psalms; Collegium ... - Camden New Journal newspapers website

Baroque music - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 19:44

Camden New Journal newspapers website

Sebastian Taylor's music news: Chamber music; Baroque violinists; jazz at Zedel; Chichester Psalms; Collegium ...
Camden New Journal newspapers website
Baroque violinists Sarah Bealby-Wright and Holly Harman – are performing 18th-century music for and about the “Painted Ladies” of the Music Room in the House. Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, Highgate, NW3 7JR6pm, 7.30pm & 8pm, free.

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