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يوهان سباستيان باخ (بالألمانية: Johann Sebastian Bach) ع أرغن ومؤلف موسيقي ألماني ولد في 1685 ورحل في 1750 ميلادية يعتبر أحد أكبر عباقرة الموسيقى الكلاسيكية في التاريخ الغربي. ولد سنة 1685 م في إيزيناخ. تعلم في بلدته، وتلقى دراسته للموسيقى في الوقت ذاته عن أبيه يوهان أمبروزيس (عازف كمان). تابع يوهان بعد وفاة والده دراسة العزف على الكلافان والأورغان مع أخيه الأكبر يوهان كريستوف.

Orchestra to present its 17th season - Petoskey News-Review

JS Bach - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 06:38

Petoskey News-Review

Orchestra to present its 17th season
Petoskey News-Review
December features the traditional Messiah Plus Bach and Rutter with chorus and four soloists on Dec. 14-15. For this performance, the orchestra will return once again to St. Francis Xavier Church in Petoskey. The concert will feature J.S. Bach “Suite No.

Chineke! champions Black and ethnic musicians in classical music - Deutsche Welle

Classical music - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 06:10

Deutsche Welle

Chineke! champions Black and ethnic musicians in classical music
Deutsche Welle
This past August 30, when Chineke!'s performers filled their orchestral chairs at London's Royal Albert Hall, the orchestra also became the youngest ensemble to debut at Britain's premiere classical music festival, the BBC Proms. Britain's Guardian ...

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Chineke! orchestra defies white-dominated classical scene - Deutsche Welle

Classical music - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 05:50

Deutsche Welle

Chineke! orchestra defies white-dominated classical scene
Deutsche Welle
This past August 30, when Chineke!'s performers filled their orchestral chairs at London's Royal Albert Hall, the orchestra also became the youngest ensemble to debut at Britain's premiere classical music festival, the BBC Proms. Britain's Guardian ...

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Twyla Tharp's “The Fugue,” Revived - The New Yorker

JS Bach - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 05:00

The New Yorker

Twyla Tharp's “The Fugue,” Revived
The New Yorker
It, too, did not try to be your friend. There was no music, for example. The piece consisted of twenty iterations of a twenty-count phrase that, in emulation of J. S. Bach's gift for variation, was performed now to the right, now to the left; now ...

Houston Early Music to Launch 2017-18 with THE INSTRUMENT OF KINGS & THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS - Broadway World

Baroque music - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:03

Houston Early Music to Launch 2017-18 with THE INSTRUMENT OF KINGS & THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS
Broadway World
Houston Early Music will open its 2017-18 season with a concert of Spanish and Italian late-Renaissance and early-Baroque music for cornetto and organ at Christ the King Lutheran Church on Friday, Sept. 15. Titled "The Instrument of Kings & the King of ...

BSC music faculty to present piano recital - Bismarck Tribune

JS Bach - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 01:20

BSC music faculty to present piano recital
Bismarck Tribune
The duo will perform classical works by J.S. Bach, John Adams and Sergei Rachmaninoff. The recital will also be offered at 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the University of Mary in Heskett Hall. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information ...

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Classical Music Can Heighten Men's Attractiveness - Pacific Standard

Classical music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 20:46

Pacific Standard

Classical Music Can Heighten Men's Attractiveness
Pacific Standard
Ladies: Have you come home after a horrible date and asked yourself, "What was I thinking when I agreed to go out with him?" Well, here's a possible explanation: It may have been the music playing in the background when you first looked into his eyes.

A Classical Music Festival Just Had Its Very Own Fyre Festival-Like Implosion in Rhode Island - Vulture

Classical music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 19:01

Vulture

A Classical Music Festival Just Had Its Very Own Fyre Festival-Like Implosion in Rhode Island
Vulture
Since then, we've seen a New York City pizza festival experience a similar implosion, and now it appears that the classical music world has fallen victim to its very own Fyre-type debacle. The Newport Contemporary Music Series, according to the Boston ...
This is the story of the Fyre Festival of Classical Music; enjoySalon

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Secrecy Around Conductor Firing Could Hurt Bach Festival - KLCC FM Public Radio

JS Bach - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:54

KLCC FM Public Radio

Secrecy Around Conductor Firing Could Hurt Bach Festival
KLCC FM Public Radio
Ever since the Oregon Bach Festival last month announced the surprise termination of Artistic Director Matthew Halls, there's been international reaction and speculation. The secrecy surrounding Hall's departure has done damage to the reputation of the ...

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Repertory Singers to launch New Works Festival - Ashland Daily Tidings

JS Bach - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:27

Ashland Daily Tidings

Repertory Singers to launch New Works Festival
Ashland Daily Tidings
But the most important has to be J.S. Bach. He is who I listen to when I'm in trouble. JG: What has been gratifying about the last (2017) season? PF: So many great things happened last year. Artistically, the singers were consistently able to get ...

The 69th Season of the Friends of Chamber Music of Troy - Albany Times Union

Baroque music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:32

Albany Times Union

The 69th Season of the Friends of Chamber Music of Troy
Albany Times Union
The program of early music will honor the 250th anniversary of Georg Philipp Telemann's death in 1767. Musicians will be Aaron Berofsky, baroque violin; Jaap ter Linden, viola da gamba and cello; Kathie Stewart, baroque flute; and Joseph Gascho, ...

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Mood-Based Playlists Grow Classical Music's Revenue, Cache With Young Fans - Billboard

Classical music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:06

Billboard

Mood-Based Playlists Grow Classical Music's Revenue, Cache With Young Fans
Billboard
Classical music is undergoing a revival as mood- and activity-based playlists on streaming services turn young listeners on to instrumental tracks -- and pique their interest in the artists behind them. Spotify's Intense Studying playlist has 1.4 ...

Violin recital to benefit Harvey victims - Glens Falls Post-Star

JS Bach - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 14:45

Glens Falls Post-Star

Violin recital to benefit Harvey victims
Glens Falls Post-Star
"I will be performing J.S. Bach 'Partita No.III in E Major' and S. Prokofiev 'Sonata for Solo Violin' along with N. Paganini's 'Caprice No.24' and F. Kreisler's 'Recitative and Scherzo,'" Kolarova said. "I will also be performing a very unique piece by ...

Eight guest conductors at RI Philharmonic among highlights of new classical music season - The Providence Journal

Classical music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 14:04

The Providence Journal

Eight guest conductors at RI Philharmonic among highlights of new classical music season
The Providence Journal
The Philharmonic's executive director, David Beauchesne, notes that not all of the guests are actual candidates for the permanent job, which was vacated last year with the retirement of Larry Rachleff. If you're a lover of mystery and competition, this ...

Eight guest conductors at RI Philharmonic among highlights of new classical music season - The Providence Journal

Baroque music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 14:04

The Providence Journal

Eight guest conductors at RI Philharmonic among highlights of new classical music season
The Providence Journal
Baroque music fills the program for Christine Noel's Providence Singers, Nov. 11 and 12 at the Carter Center in East Providence. Noel's chorus and orchestra perform Purcell's “Come Ye Sons of Art,” Handel's patriotic anthems “Zadok the Priest” and his ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Classical music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:14

San Francisco Chronicle

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., S.F. www.centerfornewmusic.com. Presidio Sessions: The Lee Trio Lisa Lee, violin; Angela Lee, cello; Melinda Lee Masur, piano. 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 22. Free. Presidio Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave., S.F. (415) 561-4323.

Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Tribune

Baroque music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:04

Chicago Tribune

Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts - Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune
Season openers galore: Chicago Sinfonietta salues women composers, Music of the Baroque exults in "Elijah."

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Life is an Opera Cabaret - TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Baroque music - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:00

TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Life is an Opera Cabaret
TheaterJones Performing Arts News
In both instruments, the music is created by a felt-lined hammer striking a string in the instruments box chamber. It is only when the music itself begins that the differences become most apparent. The same is true for opera from the baroque period ...

New Westminster Kantorei Recording - News at Rider

JS Bach - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:36

News at Rider

New Westminster Kantorei Recording
News at Rider
Lumina's repertoire spans the mystical 12th-century chant of Hildegard von Bingen through works by J.S. Bach, Henry Purcell and Thomas Tallis through Felix Mendelssohn and Josef Rheinberger. Lumina is the debut solo recording by Westminster Kantorei, ...

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