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Crystal Christens New River Cruise Ship Crystal Bach - Cruise Critic

JS Bach - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 09:11

Cruise Critic

Crystal Christens New River Cruise Ship Crystal Bach
Cruise Critic
The ship's crew lined the sun deck as Fr Waldemar Eichholz blessed the ship with holy water and renowned German soprano Anna-Maria Kaufmann sang J.S.Bach's Air on a G String with her own specially-composed words dedicated to Crystal. She said: ...

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How the Voyager Golden Record Was Made - The New Yorker

JS Bach - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 05:00

The New Yorker

How the Voyager Golden Record Was Made
The New Yorker
In selecting Western classical music, we sacrificed a measure of diversity to include three compositions by J. S. Bach and two by Ludwig van Beethoven. To understand why we did this, imagine that the record were being studied by extraterrestrials who ...

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Berks Sinfonietta gives another stirring performance - Reading Eagle

Beethoven - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 00:08

Berks Sinfonietta gives another stirring performance
Reading Eagle
Berks Sinfonietta introduced its growing audience to two unknown works and one less-performed Beethoven symphony in a program called "In the Shadow of Giants" on Saturday night in Sacred Heart Church, West Reading. The orchestra gave energetic, ...

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Op-Ed: Beethoven's Promethean Concerto — Best theatrical play of August - Digital Journal

Beethoven - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 19:57

Digital Journal

Op-Ed: Beethoven's Promethean Concerto — Best theatrical play of August
Digital Journal
The production, Beethoven's Promethean Concerto in C Minor WoO, took place at the BACCA Arts Center in Lindenhurst, New York. It was divided into two acts, and it was well-written from start to finish. It truly belongs in a bigger stage/platform, and ...

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3 Things to Do Sunday - Daytona Beach News-Journal

JS Bach - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 19:33

3 Things to Do Sunday
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Among the composers included will be Amy Beach, Clara Schumann, J.S. Bach, Robert Schumann and others. This concert is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be received. For more information, call 386-441-0300. 3. Open Rock and Blues ...

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Daring Kate Minion Daunts and Pleases - The Boston Musical ... - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Brahms - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:42

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Daring Kate Minion Daunts and Pleases - The Boston Musical ...
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
The accomplished young American organist, Katie Minion's choice of works from early Baroque (Buxtehude) to our own day (Escaich and Laurin) made for ...

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Daring Kate Minion Daunts and Pleases - The Boston Musical ... - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Brahms - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:42

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Daring Kate Minion Daunts and Pleases - The Boston Musical ...
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
The accomplished young American organist, Katie Minion's choice of works from early Baroque (Buxtehude) to our own day (Escaich and Laurin) made for ...

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Daring Kate Minion Daunts and Pleases - The Boston Musical ... - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

JS Bach - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:42

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Daring Kate Minion Daunts and Pleases - The Boston Musical ...
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
The accomplished young American organist, Katie Minion's choice of works from early Baroque (Buxtehude) to our own day (Escaich and Laurin) made for ...

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Daring Kate Minion Daunts and Pleases - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

JS Bach - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:42

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Daring Kate Minion Daunts and Pleases
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
Johann Sebastian Bach's lyrically beautiful Leipzig setting of An Wasserflüssen Babylon (By the Waters of Babylon), BWV 653, made a stark contrast with the preceding work. Playing the single-pedal version (there is also one with double-pedal), the ...

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Bland Beethoven, searing Brahms close the Grant Park season - Chicago Tribune

Beethoven - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:06

Chicago Tribune

Bland Beethoven, searing Brahms close the Grant Park season
Chicago Tribune
Rare is the symphonic conductor who can resist ending a season with Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, and the temptation even has overtaken a programmer as imaginative as Carlos Kalmar. In recent years American orchestras often have followed ...

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Bland Beethoven, searing Brahms close the Grant Park season - Chicago Tribune

Brahms - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:06

Chicago Tribune

Bland Beethoven, searing Brahms close the Grant Park season
Chicago Tribune
Instead, taking his cue from contrasting texts, Kalmar opened the program with Johannes Brahms' “Schicksalslied” (“Song of Destiny”), which sees earthly pain where the Beethoven aggressively proposes joy. That the Brahms received a more memorable ...

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Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven - Chicago Classical Review

Beethoven - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:47

Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven
Chicago Classical Review
Though scheduled over a year ago, Beethoven's epic paean to brotherhood in the vocal “Ode to Joy” seems like especially serendipitous programming at a time when many people seem more interested in violent protest than sharing a common humanity.

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Music By Request playlist for August 19, 2017 - Interlochen

Brahms - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:47

Interlochen

Music By Request playlist for August 19, 2017
Interlochen
20. Christopher Ferreira, The Dancer, Goodnight Moon, and Debut; performed by the composer. 21. Johannes Brahms, German Requiem (fourth movement); James Levine/Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. 22. Giuseppe Verdi, final tomb scene from ...

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Beethoven's 4th and Stone's 5th! - Sutherland Northern Times

Beethoven - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:13

Beethoven's 4th and Stone's 5th!
Sutherland Northern Times
At the end of my first year at Tain Royal Academy, I was more than a little surprised to see that I had come fifth in music. And it had to be true because there it was in this paper's sister publication, the Ross-shire Journal. But how did they, the ...

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Chamber Music Northwest review: back to Bach - Oregon ArtsWatch

JS Bach - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 05:13

Oregon ArtsWatch

Chamber Music Northwest review: back to Bach
Oregon ArtsWatch
Before the music started, CMNW Artistic Director and clarinetist David Shifrin expressed his thanks to the performers, composers, audiences, donors, and sponsors, with “a very special thanks to J.S. Bach for organizing this program and gift-wrapping it ...

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Chamber Music Northwest review: back to Bach - Oregon ArtsWatch

JS Bach - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 05:13

Oregon ArtsWatch

Chamber Music Northwest review: back to Bach
Oregon ArtsWatch
Before the music started, CMNW Artistic Director and clarinetist David Shifrin expressed his thanks to the performers, composers, audiences, donors, and sponsors, with “a very special thanks to J.S. Bach for organizing this program and gift-wrapping it ...

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Aspen Music Fest review: First-rate opera and a dazzling bass recital - Aspen Times

JS Bach - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 02:00

Aspen Music Fest review: First-rate opera and a dazzling bass recital
Aspen Times
As appetizers, cellist Gregor Piatigorsky's arrangement of a Haydn divertimento for baryton (a variation on a viol) was a tasty oddity, followed by a couple of short J.S. Bach chorales. A couple of lively Haydn canons made an appropriate segue to Meyer ...

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Chamber Philharmonia Cologne to perform at St Mary's Church in Dorchester - Dorset Echo

Mozart - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 00:11

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne to perform at St Mary's Church in Dorchester
Dorset Echo
The programme will include works from Antonio Vivaldi and Four Seasons through to W.A. Mozart, Peter Tchaikovsky and Niccolo Paganini. Tickets cost £16 for adults, £14 for seniors and £12 for students and children. They are available from Dorchester ...

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