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Reginald Mobley Sings of War and Peace With Agave Baroque - San Francisco Classical Voice

Baroque music - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:34

San Francisco Classical Voice

Reginald Mobley Sings of War and Peace With Agave Baroque
San Francisco Classical Voice
“It is in … dark times that we truly see the immense power that music has in its ability to motivate, comfort, and heal,” wrote countertenor Reginald Mobley in the program notes for his concerts with Bay Area-based, early music ensemble Agave Baroque ...

Reginald Mobley Sings of War and Peace With Agave Baroque - San Francisco Classical Voice

JS Bach - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:34

San Francisco Classical Voice

Reginald Mobley Sings of War and Peace With Agave Baroque
San Francisco Classical Voice
Case in point was the Lamento “Ach, daß ich Wassers gnug hätte” (O, that I had water enough in my head) by Johann Christoph Bach (J.S. Bach's first cousin once removed; 1642–1703), in which Mobley mournfully expressed the protagonist's wish for enough ...

Parksville concert to serenade audience like the Sun King - Parksville Qualicum Beach News

Baroque music - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 17:01

Parksville concert to serenade audience like the Sun King
Parksville Qualicum Beach News
The Pacific Baroque Festival in Victoria is bringing a taste of Le Grand Siècle to Parksville with a concert at Knox United Church on Saturday, Feb. 10. The concert will be the third the festival has brought to Parksville, this year with an emphasis on ...

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George Martin: In His Own Write - San Francisco Classical Voice

JS Bach - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:24

San Francisco Classical Voice

George Martin: In His Own Write
San Francisco Classical Voice
Still in his twenties, Martin wrote classical arrangements for Parlophone, one of which, his Prelude for Strings based on J.S. Bach's keyboard Prelude in E-flat Minor, is included here, revealing a lightness and playfulness that followed Martin all ...

Merner Classical Music Concert Series kicks off in February - Southernminn.com

Classical music - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 14:02

Southernminn.com

Merner Classical Music Concert Series kicks off in February
Southernminn.com
The members of the Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior host the Merner Classical Music Concert Series beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday Feb. 11 in the cathedral sanctuary. The concerts this year will include violinist Dr. Eric Olson on Feb. 11, the St. Olaf ...

Organist Paul Jacobs To Perform Three Major Organ Concertos - Broadway World

JS Bach - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:06

Organist Paul Jacobs To Perform Three Major Organ Concertos
Broadway World
Heralded as "one of the major musicians of our time" by The New Yorker's Alex Ross, Paul Jacobs has transfixed audiences, colleagues, and critics alike with landmark performances of the complete works for solo organ by J.S. Bach and Messiaen, as well ...

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Getting a Head Start on Leipzig Week - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

JS Bach - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:05

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Getting a Head Start on Leipzig Week
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
In fact, it is a fugue (no doubt reflecting the young composer's already strong interest in the music of J. S. Bach) driven by exciting, unyielding rhythm and the one movement in the minor mode. Although this fugue is not as rigorously constructed as ...

Flutist Angela Heck Mueller performs at SUU - The Independent | SUindependent.com

JS Bach - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 08:06

The Independent | SUindependent.com

Flutist Angela Heck Mueller performs at SUU
The Independent | SUindependent.com
The program features traditional and contemporary pieces such as the romantic “Suite, Op.34” by French composer Charles-Marie Widor, the Utah premiere of Tim Hagen's (b.1981) “In a Yellow Wood” for piccolo and piano, J.S. Bach's “Sonata in E-Flat Major ...

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Britain unveils its 10 greatest music, literary places - Xinhua

Baroque music - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 06:05

Xinhua

Britain unveils its 10 greatest music, literary places
Xinhua
Handel & Hendrix in London, two neighboring houses, 23 and 25 Brook Street, London, saw two great musicians, Baroque composer George Frideric Handel and 1960s rock icon Jimmi Hendrix, living there 200 years apart. Other places on the list include the ...

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Music of the baroque era - Times of Malta

Baroque music - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 05:08

Times of Malta

Music of the baroque era
Times of Malta
DFASinMalta is tomorrow holding its second lecture of the season titled 'Misshapen Pearl – An overview of the music of the baroque era'. Sandy Burnett will go through the period that brought about brilliant musicians, such as Monteverdi, Bach and ...

Two Orchestras and One World - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

JS Bach - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 23:07

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Two Orchestras and One World
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
At a gala at the Boston Public Library Monday night, leadership of the Boston Symphony Orchestra declared “Leipzig Week” underway. Lectures and performances throughout the week mark a new partnership between the BSO and the Gewandhausochester Leipzig ...

Are tomorrow's classical music stars among us? - TheReporter.Com

Classical music - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 21:46

TheReporter.Com

Are tomorrow's classical music stars among us?
TheReporter.Com
British poet Alexander Pope once wrote, “As the twig is bent, so grows the tree,” meaning much of our personal character traits and personal inclinations are formed when we are quite young. And it's true, our nation's future classical music artists can ...

Are tomorrow's classical music stars among us? - TheReporter.Com

Classical music - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 21:46

Are tomorrow's classical music stars among us?
TheReporter.Com
British poet Alexander Pope once wrote, “As the twig is bent, so grows the tree,” meaning much of our personal character traits and personal inclinations are formed when we are quite young. And it's true, our nation's future classical music artists can ...

Nithin Eapen (Arcadia Crypto Ventures): “[Crypto] is Not Classical Music, or Jazz, This is Punk Rock” - newsBTC

Classical music - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 20:11

newsBTC

Nithin Eapen (Arcadia Crypto Ventures): “[Crypto] is Not Classical Music, or Jazz, This is Punk Rock”
newsBTC
For all of those newbies out there, oh my God, they're going to get crushed, but this is not classical music, or Jazz, this is punk rock, and they have to be ready for that… “If you are expecting classical music, something that is very calm, well you ...

St. Paul's Artists Series Presents Festive Music For Early Brass And Voices Feb. 9 - The Chattanoogan

Baroque music - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 19:24

St. Paul's Artists Series Presents Festive Music For Early Brass And Voices Feb. 9
The Chattanoogan
Keith Reas, director of Music at St. Paul's, said, "Instrumental ensembles featuring cornetti and sackbuts were often used to accompany voices, especially in the late Renaissance and early Baroque era, so the participation of the St. Paul's Choir is a ...

Ohio-Based Les Delices Performs Works Of The French Rococo - Broadway World

Baroque music - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 19:05

Ohio-Based Les Delices Performs Works Of The French Rococo
Broadway World
With the title Age of Indulgence, Les Délices' program spotlights the musical culture of Paris in the 1740s and '50s, a world with a wealth of opportunities to find a patron and thrive as a musician. "The works on our program don't conform to popular ...

Historical bassoonist to perform in Perth Feb. 16 - www.insideottawavalley.com/

Baroque music - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:40

Historical bassoonist to perform in Perth Feb. 16
www.insideottawavalley.com/
That's where Andrew Burn first ventured to Lanark County to participate in the annual Brooke Valley Bassoon Days held at Providence Point. Now, he's back. The Swiss-based bassoonist and enthusiastic proponent of early music will be performing on Friday ...

Historical bassoonist to perform in Perth Feb. 16 - www.insideottawavalley.com/

JS Bach - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:40

Historical bassoonist to perform in Perth Feb. 16
www.insideottawavalley.com/
That's where Andrew Burn first ventured to Lanark County to participate in the annual Brooke Valley Bassoon Days held at Providence Point. Now, he's back. The Swiss-based bassoonist and enthusiastic proponent of early music will be performing on Friday ...

Exploring the pathos of Pergolesi's 'Stabat Mater' - Houston Chronicle

Baroque music - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 17:35

Houston Chronicle

Exploring the pathos of Pergolesi's 'Stabat Mater'
Houston Chronicle
The style of liturgical compositions is expected to differ from that of music performed at an opera house. Yet, in this piece, Pergolesi manages to minimize the distinction between the two by adding more drama than what is standard for a sacred work ...

Exploring the pathos of Pergolesi's 'Stabat Mater' - Houston Chronicle

Baroque music - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 17:35

Houston Chronicle

Exploring the pathos of Pergolesi's 'Stabat Mater'
Houston Chronicle
The style of liturgical compositions is expected to differ from that of music performed at an opera house. Yet, in this piece, Pergolesi manages to minimize the distinction between the two by adding more drama than what is standard for a sacred work ...

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