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WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Gentle Protest Song
WSHU
As a resident of Stromness, Peter Maxell Davies was concerned about a proposed uranium mining operation. We'll hear how he successfully protested today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 01:12

Elegant music fills air at Troy Music Hall
Albany Times Union
In Bach's Cantata "Break Bread with the Hungry" BWV 39, the chorus had a glorious sound, full-bodied but never forced. It was one of those moments when you remember what a great hall we have. The Cantata included two recitatives and three short arias, ...

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 23:43

Slipped Disc

Classical music is thought to grow better marijuana
Slipped Disc
Five men have been arrested in Spain on suspicion of producing accused of producing 2,000 marijuana plants in three apartments, playing classical music 24 hours a day to improve the quality. Two of the men are Swedish, two Spanish and one German.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 13:03

John Frayne | 'Air' proves to be a learning experience
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Daniel Hope and Friends came to town on Oct. 25, and their appearance in Foellinger Great Hall was less a concert than an onslaught. The program was called "Air, A Baroque Journey." And the music mirrored the contents of a CD with that title published ...

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 08:11

Joplin Globe

Brass clinic to be held for area brass musicians on Friday
Joplin Globe
“Since modern brass instruments were invented relatively recently — as compared to violins (or) piano — the repertoire written for us tends to be more modern. That said, we love playing classical and baroque music, so we will often transcribe and ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 00:25

Washington Post

War is hell, and other original insights: 'Silent Night' at the opera
Washington Post
As for Puts's music, it surged and roiled as called for, avoiding direct quotation but reveling in stylistic pastiche (the brief opera scene; Baroque-style music for the advancing Germans in the battle; the Christmas songs in the truce), but left ...

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Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 15:53

TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Review: Sergei Babayan | Blue Candlelight Music Series | Home of Richard and Enika Schulze
TheaterJones Performing Arts News
Considering that he is recognized as a champion of new music, such as works by Witold Lutosławski and György Ligeti, none of these were on the program. This was disappointing. He opened with some Chopin and then moved solidly to the Baroque era with ...

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 12:50

John Frayne | 'Air' proves to be a learning experience
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Three pieces were top hits by the greatest composers of the Baroque, Antonio Vivaldi, G.F. Handel and J.S. Bach. The major novelties on the program were by Andrea Falconieri (1585/6-1656), Nichola Matteis (1650-after 1713) and Johann Paul von Westhoff ...

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 08:11

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