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Fanny Mendelssohn: discover her biography, compositions and other facts - Classic FM

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Classic FM

Fanny Mendelssohn: discover her biography, compositions and other facts
Classic FM
Fanny Mendelssohn's early life. Fanny Hensel. Picture: Getty. Fanny Mendelssohn Bartholdy was born on 14 November 1805. She was taught to play the piano by her mother, who in turn had been taught by a student of J.S. Bach's.

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The best recordings of JS Bach's Brandenburg Concertos - Classical-Music.com

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Classical-Music.com

The best recordings of JS Bach's Brandenburg Concertos
Classical-Music.com
Their wide-ranging instrumentation and virtuoso demands were designed to showcase Cöthen's outstanding instrumentalists, whose talents seem to have spurred Bach on to explore the potential of the concerto form itself which he reinvented with each new ...

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Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra Showcases Women Composers - San Francisco Classical Voice

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:17

San Francisco Classical Voice

Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra Showcases Women Composers
San Francisco Classical Voice
Perhaps in the spirit of Thanksgiving, Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra's Sunday concert at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica was laid out like a seven-course tasting menu. Its flavor profile blended the familiar (J.S. Bach and Clara Schumann ...

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LA Master Chorale Comes Together - San Francisco Classical Voice

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 17:59

San Francisco Classical Voice

LA Master Chorale Comes Together
San Francisco Classical Voice
He's led them pretty far afield before, and he did so again Sunday by coupling J.S. Bach's Magnificat with the West Coast premiere of a new work styled as a mix of diverse musical cultures, This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity, by Indian-American ...

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Watch and Listen: Pianist Il-Su Yoon Plays Bach and Schubert Live from the WRTI Performance Studio - WRTI

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:21

WRTI

Watch and Listen: Pianist Il-Su Yoon Plays Bach and Schubert Live from the WRTI Performance Studio
WRTI
Listen to Korean piano student Il-Su Yoon perform music of J.S. Bach and Schubert live from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio. WRTI's Kevin Gordon is host. Watch the performance on WRTI's Facebook page! Il-Su is a masters student of Dr. Carl Cranmer at ...

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Switched-On Bach: How a transgender synth pioneer changed music - Irish Times

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:00

Irish Times

Switched-On Bach: How a transgender synth pioneer changed music
Irish Times
An electronic instrument playing the works of JS Bach wasn't music to everyone's ears. In 1964, inventor and engineer Bob Moog was manning his stall at an Acoustic Engineering Society (AES) convention in New York. Business wasn't brisk. His hand-made ...

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Wolfgang Zuckermann, whose DIY kit fueled a harpsichord revival, dies at 96 - The Boston Globe

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:57

Wolfgang Zuckermann, whose DIY kit fueled a harpsichord revival, dies at 96
The Boston Globe
WASHINGTON — 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 ...

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The BBC Music Magazine Playlist - Classical-Music.com

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 07:46

Classical-Music.com

The BBC Music Magazine Playlist
Classical-Music.com
Christmas (Barry Douglas). Holst In the Bleak Midwinter (Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Isata Kanneh-Mason). Glazunov The Seasons 'L'été: No. 9, Scène de l'été (Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra/Dmitri Kitayenko. JS Bach Prelude & Fugue BVW 855a: Prelude No.

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To Do Today: Monday, Nov. 19 - messenger-inquirer

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:08

To Do Today: Monday, Nov. 19
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... • The Owensboro Symphony Youth and String Orchestras begin their 47th season with a fall concert starting at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Christian Church, 700 J.R. Miller Blvd. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. ...

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CRYS Fall Chamber Concert Sunday - Evening Observer

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 02:38

Evening Observer

CRYS Fall Chamber Concert Sunday
Evening Observer
Classical compositions in the diverse program include J.S. Bach's “Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring,” Ralph Vaughan Williams's Prelude to the 1941 film 49th Parallel, and “The Great Gate of Kiev” from the suite Pictures at an Exhibition by Moussorgsky. On a ...

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Pittsfield: PHS Orchestra opens new season - Berkshire Eagle

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:03

Pittsfield: PHS Orchestra opens new season
Berkshire Eagle
The program will include a collection of diverse music styles, showcasing soloists Chenyang Lin and Joseph Cracolici in a Vivaldi concerto for violin and cello with the orchestra, the J.S. Bach Brandenburg concerto No. 3, the Finale from Symphony No.

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Tanglewood announces 2019 season - The Daily Gazette

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:31

The Daily Gazette

Tanglewood announces 2019 season
The Daily Gazette
11 for an all-cello performance of J.S. Bach suites. Musicians Hilary Hahn, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Joshua Bell and others are also scheduled to perform throughout the summer. The 2019 season also marks the launch of the Tanglewood Learning Institute, ...
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Getting into the Christmas spirit, with Bach - The Boston Globe

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 16:26

The Boston Globe

Getting into the Christmas spirit, with Bach
The Boston Globe
Typically, the Boston Pops is the city's go-to orchestra for holiday cheer, celebrating all through the month of December with “Sleigh Ride,” sing-alongs, and Santa. This year, the Boston Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the season as well, with J.S ...

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Wolfgang Zuckermann, whose DIY kit fueled a harpsichord revival, dies at 96 - Washington Post

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 23:22

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 ...

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Skydiving from a Dream review – Scottish Ensemble add interest, if not coherence, to Bach - The Guardian

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:16

The Guardian

Skydiving from a Dream review – Scottish Ensemble add interest, if not coherence, to Bach
The Guardian
It is Andersson Dance and the music of JS Bach to which the ensemble has returned for this latest project. Extracts from the Art of Fugue are juxtaposed with Lutosławski's Preludes for solo strings and Beethoven's Grosse Fuge in expanded version for ...

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Chattanooga Bach Choir Presents The Spirit Soars Saturday And Sunday - The Chattanoogan

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:51

The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga Bach Choir Presents The Spirit Soars Saturday And Sunday
The Chattanoogan
Established in 1985 by conductor James Greasby, the Chattanooga Bach Choir focuses on performing the choral works of Johann Sebastian Bach, in addition to choral-orchestral masterworks of all periods. David Long, artistic director and conductor of the ...

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CLASSICAL | 'Giving BACH' - Rochester City Newspaper

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 02:07

Rochester City Newspaper

CLASSICAL | 'Giving BACH'
Rochester City Newspaper
This Saturday afternoon, Ad Hoc Music presents one of J.S. Bach's most engaging vocal works. The so-called "Coffee Cantata" is not a typical Bach cantata. In this very secular work, the yearning soul is a young lady who just wants her three cups of ...

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Thierry Fischer And Utah Symphony Continue 2018-19 Season With Cycle Of All Six Of JS Bach's Brandenburg ... - Broadway World

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:48

Thierry Fischer And Utah Symphony Continue 2018-19 Season With Cycle Of All Six Of JS Bach's Brandenburg ...
Broadway World
In three separate Masterworks evenings beginning in November, Utah Symphony Music Director Thierry Fischer will lead the Utah Symphony through a complete cycle devoted to J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concertos featuring several of the orchestra's ...

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Elegant music fills air at Troy Music Hall - Albany Times Union

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 23:43

Elegant music fills air at Troy Music Hall
Albany Times Union
In Bach's Cantata "Break Bread with the Hungry" BWV 39, the chorus had a glorious sound, full-bodied but never forced. It was one of those moments when you remember what a great hall we have. The Cantata included two recitatives and three short arias, ...

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