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The greatest virtuosos of all time
... 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 ...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 05:02


Classical Music Highlight: An 8-Minute Vacation
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 ...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 01:30


Classical Music + Tango = Astor Piazzolla's Tangazo!
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 ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 16:30


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

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 15:25


Classical music to sound in Baku
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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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 04:08


Review: Lixsania and the Labyrinth, Melbourne Recital Centre
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 ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 19:16

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 ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 16:02

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

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 15:06