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The greatest virtuosos of all time - Classical-Music.com

Classical music - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 05:02

Classical-Music.com

The greatest virtuosos of all time
Classical-Music.com
... his own masterful transcriptions and other compositions. It was, perhaps, that sense of spontaneity that goes with playing jazz that made his live performances of classical music so fresh and exciting? I'll simply have to take others' word for it ...

Classical music to sound in Baku - AzerNews

Classical music - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 04:08

AzerNews

Classical music to sound in Baku
AzerNews
Authors of many great works of world's music such as G.Mahler, I.Stravinski, C.Debussy, A.Bruckner, J. Brahms and others occupy honorable place in the repertoire of the orchestra. The orchestra is an active participant of "Music of the XX century ...

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Classical Music Highlight: An 8-Minute Vacation - WSHU

Classical music - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:30

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: An 8-Minute Vacation
WSHU
Today Michael Torke takes us on an eight-minute vacation with his tranquil Blue Pacific, written while he was on holiday in Mexico. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public ...

Review: Lixsania and the Labyrinth, Melbourne Recital Centre - ArtsHub

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:16

ArtsHub

Review: Lixsania and the Labyrinth, Melbourne Recital Centre
ArtsHub
The viola da gamba, a mainstay of Baroque music, is generally considered a refined, delicate instrument. But the buoyant, joyous vigour of Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's production, Lixsania and the Labyrinth, takes the pre-industrial instrument on ...

Classical Music + Tango = Astor Piazzolla's Tangazo! - WRTI

Classical music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:30

WRTI

Classical Music + Tango = Astor Piazzolla's Tangazo!
WRTI
He'd also discovered Bach, classical music, and jazz, and was composing. He even went to Paris to study with Nadia Boulanger. "He went to become a serious composer," says Harth-Bedoya, "and he was told, 'Do what you're doing, you are unique! Piazzola ...

Opera Atelier to make Chicago debut with French Baroque double bill - Chicago Classical Review

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:02

Opera Atelier to make Chicago debut with French Baroque double bill
Chicago Classical Review
The many masters of Baroque music—composers who flourished throughout Europe between 1600 and 1750, and whose work was a foundational element of the Classical era that followed—hardly need an introduction: Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio ...

Classical Album of the Week: The Gershwin Moment with Kirill Gerstein - WRTI

Classical music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 15:25

WRTI

Classical Album of the Week: The Gershwin Moment with Kirill Gerstein
WRTI
November 12, 2018: Growing up in the Soviet Union, Kirill Gerstein studied classical music and taught himself jazz before coming to America to study both genres. His latest CD includes both classical and popular works by George Gershwin.

Fort Jackson 282nd Army Band performs free concert for Veterans Day - Abccolumbia.com

JS Bach - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 15:06

Abccolumbia.com

Fort Jackson 282nd Army Band performs free concert for Veterans Day
Abccolumbia.com
The concert featured music for brass and organ by J.S. Bach, Aaron Copland, Marcel Dupre' and Maurice Durufle'. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features, Local News. Tags: Army Band, Fort Jackson. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Pinterest · Email; More ...

Classical Music Highlight: The Snow Is Flying - WSHU

Classical music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:59

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: The Snow Is Flying
WSHU
This evening we'll enjoy Offenbach's The Snow is Coming, written as part of a stage production of the Jules Verne classic, From the Earth to the Moon. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Columbia Celebrates Opening of Institute for Ideas and Imagination - Columbia University (press release)

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:26

Columbia University (press release)

Columbia Celebrates Opening of Institute for Ideas and Imagination
Columbia University (press release)
Frédérique Vidal, France's Minister of Higher Education, gave remarks at the afternoon program marking the opening of the Institute. Guests also were treated to a performance of Baroque music by William Christie and Les Arts Florissants and a ...

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Kirkwood Helped Chart Course of Adjuvant Immunotherapy in Melanoma - OncLive

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:43

OncLive

Kirkwood Helped Chart Course of Adjuvant Immunotherapy in Melanoma
OncLive
His mother, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers have worked as professional musicians, and he was as fascinated with music as he was with science. Kirkwood wanted to pursue both his passions in college, which is how a New York City kid wound up going to college ...

GV opera and visual arts students collaborate for audiovisual performance - Grand Valley Lanthorn

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:15

Grand Valley Lanthorn

GV opera and visual arts students collaborate for audiovisual performance
Grand Valley Lanthorn
Music has shifted far from the classical styles of hundreds of years ago, and art has quickly transitioned into a highly dynamic and electronic landscape. However, with "Masquerade: A Baroque Extravaganza", a group of music and art students at Grand ...

Free for All: The Five Best Free Events This Week - Westword

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:55

Westword

Free for All: The Five Best Free Events This Week
Westword
As Monday morning rears its sleepy head, many Denverites may feel like the upcoming week has nothing to offer but dropping temperatures and workaday drudgery. And while there may indeed be instances of both unpleasantries in the days to come, ...

Best bets: Michelle Obama heads to United Center, Gladys Knight to Arcada - Chicago Daily Herald

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:08

Chicago Daily Herald

Best bets: Michelle Obama heads to United Center, Gladys Knight to Arcada
Chicago Daily Herald
The Canadian-based Opera Atelier shines a light on French baroque music with its double bill of Charpentier's "Actéon" and Rameau's "Pygmalion" for two touring performances on Thursday and Friday at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E.

In Chicago debut, Opera Atelier brings 'sexy, strange' works from 250+ years ago - Chicago Sun-Times

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:01

Chicago Sun-Times

In Chicago debut, Opera Atelier brings 'sexy, strange' works from 250+ years ago
Chicago Sun-Times
Just a handful of companies in North America specialize in productions of centuries-old baroque opera with both period music and staging. One happens to be headquartered in Chicago — the Haymarket Opera Company — and another is Toronto-based ...

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Six of the best pieces by John Adams - Classical-Music.com

Classical music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:16

Six of the best pieces by John Adams
Classical-Music.com
Adams was raised on a mixed diet of jazz, rock 'n' roll and classical music in his New Hampshire childhood home, and the impetus placed on musical impartiality by his saxophonist father is evident in the broad range of influences that inform his work.

Classical Music Highlight: A Gentle Protest Song - WSHU

Classical music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:12

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Gentle Protest Song
WSHU
As a resident of Stromness, Peter Maxell Davies was concerned about a proposed uranium mining operation. We'll hear how he successfully protested today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Brass clinic to be held for area brass musicians on Friday - Joplin Globe

Baroque music - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:25

Joplin Globe

Brass clinic to be held for area brass musicians on Friday
Joplin Globe
“Since modern brass instruments were invented relatively recently — as compared to violins (or) piano — the repertoire written for us tends to be more modern. That said, we love playing classical and baroque music, so we will often transcribe and ...

Elegant music fills air at Troy Music Hall - Albany Times Union

JS Bach - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 23:43

Elegant music fills air at Troy Music Hall
Albany Times Union
In Bach's Cantata "Break Bread with the Hungry" BWV 39, the chorus had a glorious sound, full-bodied but never forced. It was one of those moments when you remember what a great hall we have. The Cantata included two recitatives and three short arias, ...

War is hell, and other original insights: 'Silent Night' at the opera - Washington Post

Baroque music - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 15:53

Washington Post

War is hell, and other original insights: 'Silent Night' at the opera
Washington Post
As for Puts's music, it surged and roiled as called for, avoiding direct quotation but reveling in stylistic pastiche (the brief opera scene; Baroque-style music for the advancing Germans in the battle; the Christmas songs in the truce), but left ...

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