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Classical CD Of The Week: Anton Batagov's Bach Is For Tripping
Forbes
Outrageous, grotesque, absurd, insane: These are all adjectives that suggest a certain, even fix, point of departure. If that point is Bach's Sixth Partita as performed by, say, Angela Hewitt, Murray Perahia or András Schiff, all these adjectives will ...

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 11:30

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra series offers insight into classical music
Tribune-Review
“Classical Encounters” will explore the four basic periods of classical music - baroque, classical, romantic and contemporary. According to a release, the class will emphasize recognizing the various style periods, along with learning terminology to ...

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 09:52

The Press, York

Yorkshire Bach Choir perform Bach's St John Passion at St Michael le Belfrey on March 17
The Press, York
"It promises to be a fantastic performance of Bach's most inherently dramatic passion setting," says conductor Peter Seymour. "Telling the story of Christ's sacrifice, it also offers a celebration of human feeling in evoking the joy and suffering of ...

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 05:14

Finalists announced for 63rd J.S. Bach Piano Festival at KC | Kilgore ...
Kilgore News Herald
Piano students from around Texas participated in the 63rd annual J.S. Bach Piano Festival competition Feb. 3 at Kilgore College. Contestants – ranging from elementary to high school-aged students – performed piano solos composed by J.S. Bach. Judges ...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 22:25

North Coast Journal (blog)

All Guts and Glory: An Interview with Sylvestris Quartet
North Coast Journal (blog)
Yet, there is so much music that, nowadays, never gets played on gut. Although we set out to do some of that, we have become more interested in playing and recording so much of the later repertoire, into the 20th century, all the way up to about World ...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:01

Broadway World

Marin Baroque Presents: MUSA Baroque Orchestram THE BIRTH OF THE [STRING] SYMPHONY
Broadway World
The second half of the 18th century was an exciting, revolutionary time period in music. Changes in style and the instruments themselves corresponded with a new type of ensemble and compositional form. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach rejected the ...

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 08:31

CU Columbia Spectator

Juilliard415 performs with period instruments as part of Miller Theatre's free concert series
CU Columbia Spectator
Performances vary from concert to concert. This Tuesday's performers featured four musicians from Juilliard415's larger ensemble. Juilliard415 performs music from the late 16th to early 19th century using period instruments. The quartet focused on ...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 00:24

San Francisco Classical Voice

Celebrate Johann Sebastian's 333rd at a Subway Stop Near You
San Francisco Classical Voice
If you commute by subway, listen for strains of J.S. Bach coming from live musicians — soloists and ensembles, amateurs and professionals — along your route on March 21 (and for a few days after), the composer's birthdate. The annual Bach in the ...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 19:31

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