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Duigan to perform masterpieces - News24

JS Bach - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 05:56

Duigan to perform masterpieces
News24
JS Bach's Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring and Sheep May Safely Graze, with music by Sergei Rachmaninoff complete the programme. These iconic compositions are pillars of the classical repertoire and Duigan, a Steinway artist, will bring his unique view on ...

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A congregation of Celtic strings - Black Mountain News

JS Bach - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 05:15

Black Mountain News

A congregation of Celtic strings
Black Mountain News
People of a certain age might remember the hugely successful, if somewhat sopoforic, easy listening franchise "101 Strings." Harpist Sue Richards and multi-instrumentalist Robin Bullock may come close to that string count when the two appear together ...

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The Peoria Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 120 Years In Our City With A Concert Entitled Reflections - CIproud.com

Brahms - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:51

CIproud.com

The Peoria Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 120 Years In Our City With A Concert Entitled Reflections
CIproud.com
What do composer Johannes Brahms, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, and Bradley University have in common? They are celebrating huge anniversaries. It's been 120 years since the master composer died, and, it's been 120 years since Bradley University ...

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The Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts Series Offers Something for Everyone - Cleveland Scene Weekly

JS Bach - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:05

Cleveland Scene Weekly

The Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts Series Offers Something for Everyone
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Mariano's Cleveland debut will feature works by Schumann, Widor and J. S. Bach. The classic children's book and Academy Award–nominated film Paddle to the Sea is the focus of a new project that "looks at our relationship to the bodies of water that ...

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Cleveland's Choral Season Includes World Premieres and Cheaper Tickets - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Brahms - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:04

Cleveland Scene Weekly

Cleveland's Choral Season Includes World Premieres and Cheaper Tickets
Cleveland Scene Weekly
The popular program showcases the enormous variety of expression composers from William Byrd to Johannes Brahms have teased out of a seemingly trivial musical form. Closer to home, Quire will perform an evening of music by English Baroque composer ...

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Review: Joshua Bell captivates with Lincoln Symphony Orchestra - Lincoln Journal Star

Brahms - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 23:56

Lincoln Journal Star

Review: Joshua Bell captivates with Lincoln Symphony Orchestra
Lincoln Journal Star
5 & 6” by Johannes Brahms. The orchestra paid tribute to long-time Symphony violinist Morris Collier, who passed last season after many years as an orchestra string player and teacher. The orchestra offered the “Nimrod” of Sir Edward Elgar in homage.

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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, 11/2-5 - Broadway World

Beethoven - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 23:00

Chicago Tribune

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, 11/2-5
Broadway World
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, 11/2-5 The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Xian Zhang present Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, November 2-5 in Newark, Princeton and New Brunswick. Conrad Tao ...
Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra first concert of the season set for SaturdayCorpus Christi Caller-Times
Topeka Symphony Orchestra season to focus on series of revolutionsTopeka Capital Journal

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Peter Fletcher will return for performance in Princeton - Bureau County Republican

JS Bach - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 20:00

Peter Fletcher will return for performance in Princeton
Bureau County Republican
3 by J. S. Bach, Paganini's exciting and ever popular Caprice No. 24, the fiendishly difficult Five Bagatelles by British composer William Walton, and the great Spanish masterwork Cordoba by Isaac Albeniz. He will also perform some of his ...

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Personal AI Composer Jukedeck Tests if Music Still Needs Humans - Inverse

JS Bach - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 18:53

Personal AI Composer Jukedeck Tests if Music Still Needs Humans
Inverse
Another system, DeepBach, was developed by Sony Computer Science Laboratories in Paris to produce harmonizations based on J. S. Bach's chorales. But while these projects focus on the composition side, Jukedeck wants to produce high-quality, ...

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Classical Music: Cleveland Orchestra's 'All Beethoven,' KSU Orchestra offers Brahms and Mozart - Akron Beacon Journal

Beethoven - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 17:27

Classical Music: Cleveland Orchestra's 'All Beethoven,' KSU Orchestra offers Brahms and Mozart
Akron Beacon Journal
Cleveland Orchestra presents The Rite of Spring — 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Saturday, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. Franz Welser-Moest, conducting. Beethoven's Quartet No. 15 and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. $21-$165.

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Linear Tube Audio ZOTL40 Mk.II power amplifier - Stereophile Magazine

JS Bach - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 15:32

Linear Tube Audio ZOTL40 Mk.II power amplifier
Stereophile Magazine
He had perfect pitch, tuned pianos for money, played every instrument in the orchestra, and had memorized the complete keyboard works of J.S. Bach before he turned 16. And this stuff was all on the side—mainly, we built drag race cars together. Bill ...

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Beethoven Festival Runs Through Oct. 8 at Western - Western Illinois University News

Beethoven - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 15:08

Western Illinois University News

Beethoven Festival Runs Through Oct. 8 at Western
Western Illinois University News
MACOMB, IL - Beethoven is coming to Macomb this week, right to the WIU College of Fine Arts and Communication Recital Hall. Devotees of the composer can immerse themselves in various selections of events and repertoire: seven concerts, three ...

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'Music and Dance' children's concert set to delight all ages - Mount Vernon News (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Brahms - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 13:32

'Music and Dance' children's concert set to delight all ages
Mount Vernon News (press release) (subscription) (blog)
The musical selections include Johann Strauss's “On the Beautiful Blue Danube,” Johann & Josef Strauss's “Pizzicato Polka,” Johann Strauss's “Thunder and Lightning Polka,” Johannes Brahms's “Hungarian Dance No. 5,” Aaron Copland's “Hoe-Down from ...

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Artist examines Bach's music - Waupaca County News

JS Bach - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:38

Artist examines Bach's music
Waupaca County News
About 15 years ago, Brueggeman began a series of paintings and drawings based on J.S. Bach's Suites for Solo Cello. He acquired a cello and teacher and began investigating the Bach compositions to inform his drawings with understanding of the form and ...

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VC WEB BLOG | Dmitry Sitkovetsky: “Greensboro Symphony's New … Not So Classical” [BLOG] - The Violin Channel

Mozart - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:31

VC WEB BLOG | Dmitry Sitkovetsky: “Greensboro Symphony's New … Not So Classical” [BLOG]
The Violin Channel
GSO interweaves the video narrative with performances of four classical masterpieces: Franz Joseph Haydn's Overture Lo special; W.A. Mozart's Violin Concerto in G major; Frederic Chopin's Prelude No. 15 for string orchestra in D flat major and ...

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The Judas Passion, St John's Smith Square — the reviled disciple rehabilitated - Financial Times

JS Bach - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:34

Financial Times

The Judas Passion, St John's Smith Square — the reviled disciple rehabilitated
Financial Times
The composer's hallmarks are there: her featherweight textures, her shimmering sonorities, her facility for blending novelty and tradition — the latter, in this case, represented by elements of Hasidic chanting and the musical vocabulary of J.S. Bach ...

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Complete piano works of Brahms to feature in new mini-festival - NW Evening Mail

Brahms - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:11

NW Evening Mail

Complete piano works of Brahms to feature in new mini-festival
NW Evening Mail
A NEW mini music festival launches this month, featuring six concerts dedicated to the complete piano works of Johannes Brahms. Brahms Oktoberfest, part of the wider Ulverston International Music Festival programme, will take place over four days at ...

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3 reasons to start napping in the afternoon - Ladders

Brahms - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 10:51

Ladders

3 reasons to start napping in the afternoon
Ladders
Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Salvador Dali, and Johannes Brahms are reportedly among the famous nappers in history. U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill even credited his success in World War II to his afternoon snoozing habit. In his memoir ...

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Bach and Beethoven at Mostly Mozart - The Epoch Times

Beethoven - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:26

The Epoch Times

Bach and Beethoven at Mostly Mozart
The Epoch Times
The main concert conducted by Louis Langrée was all Beethoven (1770-1827), (who incidentally wanted to study with Mozart but didn't have a chance to do so). The orchestra started with the “Egmont Overture” (1809–10), a piece Beethoven composed as ...

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