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Arizona Daily Star

Classical music of India, UA Wind Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestra
Arizona Daily Star
Classical Music of India Concert — Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, 3182 N. Swan Road. Music of India, featuring Taro Terahara on bansuri, the bamboo flute, and Ty Burhoe on tabla, the melodic drums of North India. 7-9 p.m. Nov. 30. $25.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 11:24

The Press, York

Ebor Singers joined by lutenist Matthew Wadsworth for Monteverdi Vespers
The Press, York
Bridging Renaissance and Baroque styles, this glorious Venetian masterpiece is considered the grandest piece of religious music before Bach, and although the York choir's director, Paul Gameson, has researched and performed Baroque music from across ...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 06:26

Washington Post

Wolfgang Zuckermann, whose DIY kit fueled a harpsichord revival, dies at 96
Washington Post
For some 200 years, the harpsichord was king. The Baroque composers J.S. Bach, George Frideric Handel and Domenico Scarlatti all wrote sonatas, suites and solo works for the instrument, a rich-sounding keyboard in which strings are plucked — not ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 23:22

Four great pieces for a Sunday AM classical music community radio show
Radio Survivor
My friend Sherry Gendelman, who hosts a popular Sunday morning classical music show on KPFA in Berkeley, started her program last week with a piece for violin and orchestra. No sooner did the performance begin than the phones started ringing. 'What is ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 19:02

Capitol Hill Times

Minimalist composer Jozef Van Wissem shares a new video for the track “You Know That I Love You”
Capitol Hill Times
Accompanied by his baroque instrument, Van Wissem creates highly distinctive sonic soundscapes by blending avant-garde and baroque music practices. With a trailblazing approach of the lute, Van Wissem pushes his instrument out of the academy and into ...

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 07:48

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Paul Moravec's Thoughful Wedding Gift
WSHU
Paul Moravec's tender piece, Evermore, was written as a wedding gift for violinist Maria Bachmann. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public ...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 01:06

Four great pieces for a Sunday AM classical music community radio show
Radio Survivor
My friend Sherry Gendelman, who hosts a popular Sunday morning classical music show on KPFA in Berkeley, started her program last week with a piece for violin and orchestra. No sooner did the performance begin than the phones started ringing. 'What is ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 19:05

Atlas Obscura

A San Francisco Troupe Is Spicing Up Forgotten Baroque Operas
Atlas Obscura
It's too bad that this upstart troupe, which performs forgotten opera from the Baroque period (1600 - 1750) and is now entering its fourth season, can't afford much by way of advertising. Tag lines would abound: Come for the freshly exhumed music from ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 17:58

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