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Reflections on the meaning of life and other puzzles, part two: JS Bach and quantum mechanics - Enter Stage Right

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 22:31

Reflections on the meaning of life and other puzzles, part two: JS Bach and quantum mechanics
Enter Stage Right
Many hundreds of years before J.S. Bach made his appearance on this earth, it was well-understood that the science of acoustics, and music itself, was mathematical in structure. The sound waves of different notes and frequencies were measured in cycles ...

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Mainly Mozart Festival gives Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky first-class treatment - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 15:25

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mainly Mozart Festival gives Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky first-class treatment
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The Mainly Mozart Festival opened last week with a late Baroque era composer's dissonant chord that seemed to look ahead to the anything-goes harmony of the 20th century. Saturday evening's festival offering at the Balboa Theater found Igor Stravinsky ...

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Annual music festival starts Thursday - St. Augustine Record

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 03:11

St. Augustine Record

Annual music festival starts Thursday
St. Augustine Record
The rafters will resonate with the sounds from the Renaissance, J.S. Bach, Percy Grainer and a couple of contemporary composers. Saturday, June 23, will bring out “Russians and Romantics,” with music by Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Richard Strauss ...

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June 17, 2018: Caring about the Kurds - The Jerusalem Post

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 02:06

The Jerusalem Post

June 17, 2018: Caring about the Kurds
The Jerusalem Post
In “A Jew saved J.S. Bach's church masterwork” (June 9), the writer mentions Sara Levy without mentioning the she was the real progenitor of the Bach tradition in the Mendelssohn family, and she (unlike Abraham Mendelssohn, Felix' father) never ...

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The Listening Room: Episode 34 (16.6.18) - Gramophone (blog)

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 08:40

Gramophone (blog)

The Listening Room: Episode 34 (16.6.18)
Gramophone (blog)
And equally impressive is the debut recording from the 17-year-old Daniel Lozakovich who plays JS Bach's Second Violin Concerto with a lot of style and a neat, focused sound that proves that a 'traditional', modern-instrument approach to this music ...

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“Barak Ballet” at The Broad Stage, Santa Monica - Blouinartinfo

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:15

Blouinartinfo

“Barak Ballet” at The Broad Stage, Santa Monica
Blouinartinfo
The second work is Nicolo Fonte's “Left Unsaid,” which is a beautiful and highly acclaimed modern ballet set to the music of J.S. Bach. Amazingly serene, it explores the dynamism of relationships among its dancers. Finally, “Middle of Somewhere,” is ...

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Early Music Festival coming up; an early peek at Marlon James' next book - MinnPost

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:50

MinnPost

Early Music Festival coming up; an early peek at Marlon James' next book
MinnPost
The sonatas of J.S. Bach, with Marc Levine on violin, Tami Morse on harpsichord and Tulio Rondón on cello. Aug. 8 at Summit Center: “For the Love of Bass: Music for Bass Viols, Celli, and Violone.” A concert of music for the low strings, plus harpsichord.

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GOOD NEWS: Childhood friends and piano competitors become this year's OHS-PHS Valedictorians - Odessa American

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 03:03

Odessa American

GOOD NEWS: Childhood friends and piano competitors become this year's OHS-PHS Valedictorians
Odessa American
She performed selections by J.S. Bach, Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, Dmitri Kabalevsky, Brian Grain, and Dennis Alexander. Attendees included friends, family members from India and several of Shivani's teachers from Odessa High. Kristin held her ...

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Pro Musica Nostra combines top music, performers and tourist destinations - The Slovak Spectator

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:44

The Slovak Spectator

Pro Musica Nostra combines top music, performers and tourist destinations
The Slovak Spectator
With its dramaturgy and selection of performers, it will present the works of renowned global composers such as J.S. Bach, Joseph Haydn, W.A. Mozart and Robert Schumann as well as compositions by Czech and Slovak composers like Ján Levoslav Bella, ...

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Davenport's First Presbyterian choir to tour Germany - Quad-Cities Online

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:02

Davenport's First Presbyterian choir to tour Germany
Quad-Cities Online
While Baroque composer J.S. Bach (1685-1750) is closely associated with choral works and Leipzig, the choir will not perform Bach there “because they know it very well,” Bishop joked. They will go to Bach's church, St. Thomas, to visit. “We'll see the ...

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Guitarist Richard Durrant brings strings to Sussex - Sussex Express

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:04

Sussex Express

Guitarist Richard Durrant brings strings to Sussex
Sussex Express
Richard has been cycling between each concert on his three-week, 1,000-mile, musical adventure and will play British folk music, Durrant originals and music by J S Bach. There is also a final homecoming show in Richard's hometown of Shoreham on ...

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An Interview with Anna Lapwood - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:02

An Interview with Anna Lapwood
Classical-Music.com
An organist, harpist and conductor, she is currently the director of music at Pembroke College, Cambridge, where, on 18-19 June, she will be leading the way in a day-long performance of organ works by JS Bach. 24 hours of Bach, 22 female organists ...

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The Radical Ambition Of Billy Dean Thomas, The 'Queer BIG' - WBUR

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:32

WBUR

The Radical Ambition Of Billy Dean Thomas, The 'Queer BIG'
WBUR
“Black Bach” is another reimagining — this time of the Allegro movement from J.S. Bach's “Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998.” In this rendition, Thomas raps with extraordinary melodicism, deftly tracing the contours of Bach's corkscrewing tune in ...

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Hidden gems: The Masons, an 1895 organ and Bach - Nashua Telegraph

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:04

Nashua Telegraph

Hidden gems: The Masons, an 1895 organ and Bach
Nashua Telegraph
What do the Masons, an 1895 tracker organ, and J.S. Bach have in common? In a few words – the geometry of proportion and mastery of craft. At 4 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2018, in the Masonic Temple located in the Nashua Masonic Building, 200A Main St., ...
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Anna Lapwood - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 07:00

Anna Lapwood
Classical-Music.com
An organist, harpist and conductor, she is currently the director of music at Pembroke College, Cambridge, where, on 18-19 June, she will be leading the way in a day-long performance of organ works by JS Bach. 24 hours of Bach, 22 female organists ...

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Fredonia Opera House Presents 23rd Annual Bach & Beyond Festival - Jamestown Post Journal

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:14

Jamestown Post Journal

Fredonia Opera House Presents 23rd Annual Bach & Beyond Festival
Jamestown Post Journal
While the music of J.S. Bach is the foundation of the festival, performances also often feature music by familiar composers such as Vivaldi and Handel. The “Beyond” in the Festival's name refers to the inclusion of works of other lesser-known (and some ...

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A dozen-plus things to do in and around Tacoma this weekend and next - The News Tribune

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 15:38

The News Tribune

A dozen-plus things to do in and around Tacoma this weekend and next
The News Tribune
Playing music of John Keeble, Henry Purcell, Bert Matter and J. S. Bach on the John Brombaugh pipe organ. Christ Episcopal Church Tacoma, 310 N. K St., Tacoma. Donation. 253-383-1569 ccptacoma.org. Tacoma AF Concert Series. 9 p.m. June 15.

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Award-winning cellist to perform in Jaffrey - Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:30

Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Award-winning cellist to perform in Jaffrey
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
He quickly excelled, and performed Mozart string quartets and arranged works by J.S. Bach at festivals, places of worship and nursing homes in New Hampshire and Massachusetts with the Hawkins family quartet. Koutroubas has played with the El Sistema ...

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Stockbridge:Concert celebrates baroque composers - Berkshire Eagle

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:02

Stockbridge:Concert celebrates baroque composers
Berkshire Eagle
The trio will present music of two composers of the baroque, Francois Couperin and J.S. Bach, to celebrate their 350th and 333rd anniversaries respectively. The program will be approximately one hour long and played without intermission. Donations will ...

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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Special Elections, Redistricting, Door County Mystery, Coffee Cantata - WUWM

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:06

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Special Elections, Redistricting, Door County Mystery, Coffee Cantata
WUWM
Wednesday on Lake Effect: We have analysis of yesterday's special election results, and get a refresher course on the redistricting case before the US Supreme Court. Later, we learn why people have started raising bees and chickens in a an urban ...

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