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Today in History | Comment - Circleville Herald

Mozart - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 05:00
Today in History | Comment  Circleville Herald

In 1776, the first scholastic fraternity in America, Phi Beta Kappa, was organized at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

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What actually are descants – and why do we sing them at Christmas? - Classic FM

JS Bach - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 04:48
What actually are descants – and why do we sing them at Christmas?  Classic FM

Our much-loved Christmas carols wouldn't be the same without a grand descant floating above the melody. But what exactly is this alternative tune that we sing, ...

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This Restaurant Has Spent 1200 Years Perfecting a Christmas Dinner - Bloomberg

Mozart - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 04:47

Bloomberg

This Restaurant Has Spent 1200 Years Perfecting a Christmas Dinner
Bloomberg
Since its opening in 803 A.D., Salzburg's St. Peter Stiftskulinarium has served the likes of Christopher Columbus, Johann Georg Faust, and hometown hero Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. But resting on its laurels as Europe's oldest restaurant, a title it ...

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Hoosier History: On This Day, December 5 - CBS 4 Indianapolis

Mozart - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 04:30
Hoosier History: On This Day, December 5  CBS 4 Indianapolis

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2018. There are 26 days left in the year. Today's Hoosier Highlights in History: On Dec. 5, 1955, Elvis Presley ...

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This Restaurant Has Spent 1,200 Years Perfecting a Christmas Dinner - Bloomberg

Mozart - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 03:46
This Restaurant Has Spent 1,200 Years Perfecting a Christmas Dinner  Bloomberg

Don't write it off as a gimmick. St. Peter Stiftskulinarium's Silent Night dinner is Europe's hottest holiday affair.

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First of weekly Advent recitals to honor former President George H.W. Bush - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Brahms - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 03:00
First of weekly Advent recitals to honor former President George H.W. Bush  Bryan-College Station Eagle

On Thursday, the first of three weekly Advent recitals leading up to Christmas will include two national hymns to honor former President George H.W. Bush, who ...

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‘Christmas in the Alps’ features accordion, yodeling - Fairfield Daily Republic

JS Bach - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 03:00
‘Christmas in the Alps’ features accordion, yodeling  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Bells and choirs are Christmas staples. In Vacaville, there's more. The Orpheus-West Choir, the North Bay Handbells and Orpheus Lyne String ...

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The 100 Best Songs Of 2018 (60-41) - NPR

JS Bach - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 02:52
The 100 Best Songs Of 2018 (60-41)  NPR

During a turbulent year rife with personal and political trauma, the most memorable songs pulled no punches in the pursuit of pop.

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Bringing back the romantic tunes of 19th century - Malay Mail

Brahms - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 01:49
Bringing back the romantic tunes of 19th century  Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 — Are you a fan of 19th century classical music? Acclaimed Russian conductor Stanislav Kochanovsky, known for his extensive ...

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Bringing back the romantic tunes of 19th century - Malay Mail

Brahms - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 01:49

Malay Mail

Bringing back the romantic tunes of 19th century
Malay Mail
... for his extensive experience in symphonic and operatic repertoire, is set to take the audience at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas this weekend through a journey of music by German composer and pianist Johannes Brahms and his mentor Robert Schumann.

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First of weekly Advent recitals to honor former President George HW Bush - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Brahms - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 01:22

First of weekly Advent recitals to honor former President George HW Bush
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Also to be performed Thursday are Wilbur Held's Of the Father's Love Begotten, Cesar Frank's O Come, Divine Messiah, two chorale preludes by Johannes Brahms, Johann Sebastian Bach's Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme, (Sleepers, wake) and Comfort ye ...

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Concerto competition winners to take center stage, earn full scholarship - FIU News

Mozart - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 01:00
Concerto competition winners to take center stage, earn full scholarship  FIU News

Since 1996, music students have competed for the chance to perform as a soloist with the FIU Symphony Orchestra by winning first place of the.

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This day in history - The Boston Globe

Mozart - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:00
This day in history  The Boston Globe

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2018. There are 26 days left in the year.

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Andrés Guzmán Valdez: 'Mozart dio genialidad a lo sencillo' - La Razón (Bolivia)

Mozart - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 23:43

La Razón (Bolivia)

Andrés Guzmán Valdez: 'Mozart dio genialidad a lo sencillo'
La Razón (Bolivia)
Definitivamente, el público se estremeció cuando comenzaron a volar las notas de la Sinfonía 25 de W. A. Mozart. Dando la espalda al público, Guzmán movía sus manos mientras los intérpretes frotaban las cuerdas de violines, violas y violoncelos y los ...

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Drew Choirs Sing Songs About Mary of Nazareth - Drew Today

JS Bach - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 21:28
Drew Choirs Sing Songs About Mary of Nazareth  Drew Today

December 2018 – Drew University's Chorale and Choral Union sang songs about the religious figure Mary. The concert, “Her Story,” featured compositions from ...

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Chinese pianist presents night of Beethoven with global musicians - China.org.cn

Beethoven - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 20:36
Chinese pianist presents night of Beethoven with global musicians  China.org.cn

Acclaimed Chinese pianist Warren Lee shared the stage with a number of world-renowned musicians to perform Beethoven's classic works at New York's ...

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Waterbury Chorale holiday concerts set in Litchfield, Waterbury - New Haven Register

JS Bach - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 19:45
Waterbury Chorale holiday concerts set in Litchfield, Waterbury  New Haven Register

LITCHFIELD — The Waterbury Chorale with conductor Joseph J. Jacovino, Jr., and the Waterbury Chorale Festival Orchestra is in its 52nd season of presenting ...

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to perform Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos - Davis Enterprise

JS Bach - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 15:34
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to perform Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos  Davis Enterprise

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns to the Mondavi Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, to perform the six Brandenberg Concertos by J.S. Bach.

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Early music series performers present a forgotten Christmas gem - Chicago Tribune

JS Bach - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 15:24
Early music series performers present a forgotten Christmas gem  Chicago Tribune

The Christmas oratorio “I Pastori di Betlemme,” or “Shepherds of Bethlehem,” will be performed on Dec. 18 as part of the Early Music Series at the Barn at the ...

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Library staff recommend their favorite recent books - Syracuse.com

Mozart - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 15:21

Syracuse.com

Library staff recommend their favorite recent books
Syracuse.com
From us to you, here are some of our favorite books that were released in 2018 and the past few years. Whether you're looking for gift suggestions for the holidays or to simply find your next great read, these are some of the stories that resonated ...

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