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The best pieces for tenors
Classic FM
This piece is often attributed to J.S. Bach, (it even has its own BWV number: 508) but it was originally by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel, a contemporary of Bach who was 15 years his senior. It was written down by Bach in the Anna Magdalena notebook, and ...

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 08:09

The Columbus Dispatch

Brass band ushers in summer at Park of Roses concert
The Columbus Dispatch
The band will also perform an arrangement of J.S. Bach's “Arioso.” “When you hear about 40 brass players, ... you're always thinking about big, loud and impressive sonically,” Zilincik said, “but we like to show also that we can play very soft and ...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 06:12

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Final Fantasy Goes From Console to Concert Hall
WSHU
For 31 years the gorgeous music of Nobuo Uematsu has been the soundtrack for the video game series Final Fantasy. We'll hear a suite of hightlights today, performed by violinist Angele Dubeau and La Pieta. Tags: classical music highlights.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 01:10

Engadget

Facebook AI turns whistling into musical masterpieces
Engadget
... as you can hear below, although they clearly depend on the music involved. A Metallica riff sounds odd as a classical piece (S&M notwithstanding), but you could easily convert a Mozart symphony into one of JS Bach's harpsichord-heavy performances.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 22:22

CTV News

Bartoli returns to La Scala for 3-year Baroque project | WTOP
WTOP
MILAN (AP) — Mezzosoprano Cecilia Bartoli is returning to Milan's famed La Scala opera house for a three-year Baroque music collaboration. Bartoli told the AP ...
Bartoli returns to La Scala for 3-year Baroque project - StarTribune ...Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 07:12

Pacific Northwest Inlander

Conceived and hosted by concertmaster Mateusz Wolski, The M Show sheds classical formalities
Pacific Northwest Inlander
Later, all of this — along with earlier footage featuring local guest stars — will be scrubbed and spliced to create an amusing five-minute video segment for The M Show, a brainchild of Wolski's that is approaching classical music from unconventional ...

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 05:32

Spectator.co.uk

What a wasted opportunity: Jonas Kaufmann's Four Last Songs reviewed
Spectator.co.uk
But if the Barbican promised much and couldn't deliver, then the London Festival of Baroque Music had the opposite problem. French period ensemble Doulce Mémoire gave the most vivacious, instinctive and downright joyous demonstration of chamber ...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 23:05

Baltimore Sun

A May of Mozart and other treats from BSO, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Baltimore Sun
3 likewise found the ensemble in smooth, supple form as Venzago drew out the music's poetic warmth and subtlest details. Back to Mozart. He figured prominently in a program from the stellar Freiburg Baroque Orchestra that closed the season for Shriver ...

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 19:42

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