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Cape Breton Post

Dan MacDonald: Cormier tackles JS Bach
Cape Breton Post
This project was done at Lakewind Studios. Classical music may not be your cup of tea but Cormier's approach to Bach makes for an interesting recording that crosses the formal boundaries and makes it enjoyable for everyone. Check it out and see what I ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 20:45

Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time
Performances will include J. S. Bach's “Magnificat” and Mozart's “Great Mass in C Minor” in March; in May will be a jazz concert featuring the best of Duke Ellington's “Sacred Concerts.” For more information, visit the Greenwich Choral Society's ...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 17:01

iBerkshires.com

Tanglewood, Sevenars Showcase Great Music
iBerkshires.com
10-14) to delight within alternative musical worlds, and experience the varied sounds of newly-composed works emanating from Ozawa Hall, as the annual Festival of Contemporary Music showcases a representative sampling of recent music composed by ...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 13:16

New York Times

Glen Campbell, Musical Omnivore
New York Times
... though, was always a musical omnivore, his sensibilities steeped not only in the unvarnished country music of his native Arkansas but also in the sophisticated jazz of virtuoso guitarists like Barney Kessel and Django Reinhardt. Even a baroque-pop ...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:37

Classical-Music.com

George Gershwin: He had rhythm, he had music
Classical-Music.com
Rhythmic and melodious, Gershwin's music fuses popular elements from the American melting-pot: the flattened notes and syncopations of African-American blues and ragtime; Hispanic rhythms; the aching cadences of Hebrew chant. More classical ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 19:18

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Pacific August 9, 2017
Hawaiipublicradio
Welcome to Classical Pacific for Wednesday, August 9th on HPR 2. Prepare for a musical journey into the stratosphere. Lang Lang will perform a piece by Chopin. We'll hear the mastery of two Brahms works under the direction of Otto Klemperer. Jeff ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 17:00

Anderson Valley

That Clancy Sigal Sound
Anderson Valley
Perhaps unexpectedly, Clancy was fascinated by the music of J.S. Bach, especially the myriad ways the composer expressed poetic texts in the cantatas. Clancy's suspicions about the lurking anti-Semitism of so much German music and culture did not ...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 13:09

The Patriot Ledger

GO GUIDE: Art lovers will flock to Quincy this weekend
The Patriot Ledger
Plymouth Philharmonic Brass Quintet will play a free concert at 6:30 p.m. called Dances from Around the World, including music by J.S. Bach, Gabrielli, and John Philip Sousa, as well as American folk tunes at Laura's Center for the Arts, 97 Mill St ...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 07:11

The Know

Snoozing is high praise for this Denver-based leader in minimalist classical music
The Know
They can last awhile longer than most classical music concerts — sometimes up to five hours. He'll often tell the audience beforehand: You don't have to stay the whole time. Many take him up on the offer and leave early. But that doesn't faze the 35 ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 18:14

Straight.com

Vancouver Bach Festival pursues its Passion
Straight.com
The worst thing about Johann Sebastian Bach's various Passions—devotional works dedicated to the lives of the great evangelists—is that at least two of them have gone missing during the centuries between his time and ours. All the more reason, then, ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 15:38

Classical CD Of The Week: Not Everyone Does It Like That -- Currentzis' Mozart
Forbes
Amazon mp3: NA | Amazon CD: $28 | ArkivMusic: $40 | Qobuz download: £21-25 (Hi-Res) | iTunes mp3: $30. Teodor Currentzis' is classical music's rabble-rouser. How wild can you get? Gothy-rebellious Currentzis will show you. But: where can you go, after ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 13:01

Jackson Hole News&Guide

Baroque music is coming in swinging
Jackson Hole News&Guide
Thursday's eclectic program also includes a song by Stephen Sondheim, a duo for violin and cello by Kodaly, Latvian composer Peteris Vasks' “Summer” and J.S. Bach's Violin Sonata No. 1, performed by guest soloist James Ehnes (see related story, page 6).

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 06:55

Litchfield County Times

Washington Friends of Music Summer Concert Festival concludes on August 11
Litchfield County Times
Washington >> In front of record audiences The New Baroque Soloists have been performing at the Summer Concert Festival of Washington Friends of Music for the last three Fridays. The fourth and final concert of the series will be held on August 11 at 5 ...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 17:21

The Daily Gazette

'I never thought I'd get to play with Yo-Yo Ma'
The Daily Gazette
... to play “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Variations” and “French Folk Song,” both of them from Suzuki Cello Book I. Once the cellists registered a few weeks ago, they were sent the music, which included works by Breval, J.S.Bach, Schubert, Paganini ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 15:25

Classical music and dance listings
SFGate
S.F. Lyric Chorus Robert Gurney conducts “Summer of Light: The Transcendental Choral Music of Verdi, Whitacre, Gjeilo & Esenvalds.” David Hatt, piano/organ. $18-$20, under 18 free. www.sflc.org. 5 p.m. Sun, Aug. 13. $18-$20. Mission Dolores, 16th and ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:59

Jackson Hole News&Guide

Baroque music is coming in swinging
Jackson Hole News&Guide
Members of the festival orchestra join her both nights, and baroque violin specialist Elizabeth Phelps solos Thursday. Sorrell grew up playing piano and violin. When she was in high school, she said, some of the first recordings of baroque music ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 06:55

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