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Letter: Classical music as crime deterrent a sad commentary
Chico Enterprise-Record
Your recent report concerning the weaponization of “classical music” by the 7-Eleven store on Main Street was a depressing comment on the state of current culture. The use of Beethoven's Septet to repel undesirables is somewhat am.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 02:28

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs presents JS Bach's B Minor Mass, Sydney Opera House Concert Hall
Broadway World
Join Sydney Philharmonia Choirs on Easter Saturday, for an epic presentation of one of JS Bach's greatest choral works, his majestic B Minor Mass. Composed over the course of 16 years at the pinnacle of his power, this much lauded example of 18th ...

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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 23:58

The Herald Bulletin

Classical music academy starts for children
The Herald Bulletin
ANDERSON – Operation Just Press Play, an intensive after-school instrumental music academy for children in grades 3 through 5, will offer a 16-week classical music program expected to result in a youth symphony. The program will be offered from 4 to 5 ...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 19:36

The CMC Forum

Classical Composition and Creativity at CMC
The CMC Forum
'Gesamtkunstwerk,' a term inspired by the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, refers to the total embodiment of dynamic human experience in a singular body of art. While applying to all mediums, including architecture and film, the term is ...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 16:39

San Francisco Classical Voice

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Lifts the Crowd With a New Pat Metheny Composition
San Francisco Classical Voice
The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet brought an eclectic program of music on Friday to the Green Music Center's Weill Hall at Sonoma State University which culminated in a stunningly expressive new composition by National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master ...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 02:25

Towncourier

Winners Circle: Young Musicians to Take Arts Barn Stage
Towncourier
While Natalie's “favorite period of classical music is the turn-of-the-20th century (1890s-1920s), she chose pieces out of that range for her audition. She played Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 First Movement Andantino, which “reminds (her ...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 19:43

Houston Chronicle

Ars Lyrica, Bach Society strike tantalizing chord
Houston Chronicle
Bach Society director Rich Erickson led Felsted's "Jonah" from the harpsichord, and while the performance may not have unveiled a neglected masterpiece, with its 40-minute length and stylistic similarities, the American oratorio made a good opening act ...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 17:01

Plainview Daily Herald

Harpsichord reproduces flavor of the Baroque at Fair concert
Plainview Daily Herald
“He's a specialist in building harpsichords,” Fountain said. “He drove out to Wayland, set it up and drove back the same day. It's a good quality instrument.” “It is so fulfilling to realize that we can now perform virtually every style of music as ...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:57

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