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Classical music got Bwood-like attention decades ago: Amjad
India Today
New Delhi, Aug 27 (PTI) Indian classical music is not a dying art form and it received three decades ago the kind of attention that Bollywood and the fashion industry are getting today, says sarod legend Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. He also says that it is ...

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Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 05:53

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Pacific and the Big Ears Music Club
Hawaiipublicradio
Welcome to Classical Pacific for Friday, August 25th, 2017, on HPR 2. Today we'll hear music by Kabalevsky, Khachaturian, Haydn, Debussy, and Contreras. Louise King Lanzilotti will join us for a special episode of the Big Ears Music Club where we unite ...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 17:21

Classic FM

5 Baroque pieces that sound incredible on electric guitar
Classic FM
Some of the very best music videos on the internet are Rock-Baroque crossovers. Here are some of our favourites… 1. This lovely electric guitar cover of Bach's Cello Suite No.1. Bertie Webb brings an indie teenager vibe to JSB's Prélude, and it fits ...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 11:59

Your Niskayuna (registration) (blog)

Playing suite music: Cellists tackle works of Bach
Your Niskayuna (registration) (blog)
J.S. Bach composed the six suites in the early 18th century, but they were not widely known until nearly 200 years later. There are no surviving copies that bear his signature. The earliest copies were made by his wife and were originally thought to be ...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 09:40

Themillbrookindependent.com

Baroque Ascension in Millerton
Themillbrookindependent.com
The Broad Street Chamber Players performed a Baroque music program at the Northeast-Millerton Library Annex as part of their Music in the Annex Series last Saturday evening. In my early twenties I was fond of Baroque music. Whenever I ran into a ...

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 23:26

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

International artists converge for classical music program
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
A new classical music program featuring an array of international artists that is designed to touch multiple senses has been announced for Sept. 29-30 in Sarasota. ESFM Entertainment, which puts together and promotes classical concerts around the world ...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 15:18

UPROXX

Inside The Forces Bringing Pop Music To Abu Dhabi
UPROXX
The confluence represents an aggressive pivot for Abu Dhabi Classics, a concert series renewed in 2014 with the aim of establishing the United Arab Emirates capital as a musical epicenter. Many of the world's top classical musicians, orchestras, and ...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:03

Sussex Express

Falmer
Sussex Express
... for Autumn on Saturday September 2 at 5.30pm with John Bruzon, playing piano compositions from Bach and Liszt, this internationally-acclaimed pianist makes his debut recital at St Laurence with a programme of Liszt and Liszt's arrangements of JS Bach.

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 09:00

STLtoday.com

Fall classical music: Orchestra, choral, opera seasons open around the city
STLtoday.com
14, with a program including music by Mozart, Stravinsky, Johann Strauss II and others. “Live at Powell Hall” returns the weekend of Sept. 15-17 for “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” with the score conducted by Justin Freer and the St. Louis ...
Larger variety than ever at Symphony Under the SkyEdmonton Journal

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Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 11:01

North Country Chorus Invites Singers
Caledonian Record
North Country Chorus will begin weekly rehearsals for its fall season on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7:15 p.m. in the band room of the Morse Center for the Arts at St. Johnsbury Academy. The group will perform JS Bach's Christmas Oratorio on Dec. 1, 2 and 3 at ...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 13:14

HamletHub

Sing with The Fairfield County Chorale!
HamletHub
It's a fun relaxed read-through of selections from G.F. Handel's Messiah and J.S. Bach's Mass in B Minor. Enjoy a wine and cheese reception with members of the chorale and their dynamic music director, David Rosenmeyer. And consider joining the chorale ...

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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 09:52

Lexington Herald Leader

Zach Brock comes home to dig deep into his music with an old friend
Lexington Herald Leader
“I think most jazz musicians — and definitely jazz musicians that also have a background in classical music, which is the vast majority — view jazz music as unique,” Brock said. “On one hand, it's a folk music, and on the other, it is chamber music ...
Now in its Third Year, Columbus' VIVO Music Festival Expands Lineup and ReachWOSU Public Media

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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 08:20

Music review: Mozart Arranged: Brecon Baroque & Rachel Podger
The Scotsman
Edinburgh International Festival: Rachel Podger, one of the finest exponents of the baroque violin, and her band Breacon Baroque gave a dazzling performance of two seldom-heard Mozart chamber works in the intimate surroundings of St Cecilia's Hall.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 04:45

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Trumpeter overcomes tragedy and finds a place in classical music
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Smith is a black man in the white world of classical, where the notes are in the same place as they were 300 years ago. Yet he is equally at home in places that are classical's polar opposite, reggae and jazz, where improvisation runs wild. Music is ...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:58

Your Niskayuna (registration) (blog)

Playing suite music: Cellists tackle works of Bach
Your Niskayuna (registration) (blog)
J.S. Bach composed the six suites in the early 18th century, but they were not widely known until nearly 200 years later. There are no surviving copies that bear his signature. The earliest copies were made by his wife and were originally thought to be ...

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 09:40

Rutecki: Rediscover classical music in Cleveland
The Observer
A common misconception about classical music among college students is that only serious musicians or senior citizens can enjoy it. Classical music is just as important to our fast-paced, millennial culture now as it was in the 18th century in the days ...

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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 08:04

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