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Prelude to Flagstaff musical tradition 'Christmas in the Mountains' - Arizona Daily Sun

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 07:04

Arizona Daily Sun

Prelude to Flagstaff musical tradition 'Christmas in the Mountains'
Arizona Daily Sun
It's based on a Christmas chorale melody by Martin Luther and demonstrates the composer's lifetime interest in the music of J. S. Bach. After intermission, the Master Chorale takes on two challenging choral arrangements — Leroy Anderson's “Sleigh Ride ...

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Church Briefs - Sandusky Register

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:38

Sandusky Register

Church Briefs
Sandusky Register
Featuring Leavitt String Quartet from Oberlin College with selections from Handel's Messiah and JS Bach. Free concert, refreshments will follow. First United Methodist Church Cookie/Candy Walk: 10 a.m.-noon, 901 Northwest St., Bellevue. Fill a ...

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Jory Vinikour, Avi Avital and SLSO make Vivaldi come alive - STLtoday.com

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:31

STLtoday.com

Jory Vinikour, Avi Avital and SLSO make Vivaldi come alive
STLtoday.com
J.S. Bach's familiar "Italian" Concerto, BWV 971, was substituted for a pair by Giuseppe Torelli and Arcangelo Corelli, to show off Vinikour's abilities on the harpsichord. (He performed on a beautifully decorated 30-year-old instrument built to ...

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Your weekend Dec. 9-10, 2017 - Mankato Free Press

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:35

Mankato Free Press

Your weekend Dec. 9-10, 2017
Mankato Free Press
J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio — 3 p.m. Sunday, Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College; pre-concert talk begins at 2:15 p.m.; general admission, $25; for more information, go to: bachsocietymn.org. "The Magic of Christmas: Illusionist Adrian Van ...

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Great Neck North High School to present winter concert on Dec. 19 - The Island Now

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:23

The Island Now

Great Neck North High School to present winter concert on Dec. 19
The Island Now
The Chamber Choir will open the show with “Sicut locutus est” from the Magnificat by J.S. Bach. The Concert Choir will follow with “Kyrie” from the Pavane by Fauré, the Israeli folksong “Dodi Li,” “What I Did For Love” from A Chorus Line by Marvin ...

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The Last Civic Remnant of Authentic Spirituality at Christmastime - New York Times

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:19

New York Times

The Last Civic Remnant of Authentic Spirituality at Christmastime
New York Times
For most of the 19th and 20th centuries a similar myth prevailed: that the two masters of the Baroque in Northern Europe, J.S. Bach and G.F. Handel, both born in 1685, were quickly forgotten after their deaths in the 1750s. Felix Mendelssohn was given ...

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Cobbling Together a Christmas Music Marathon - New York Times

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:51

New York Times

Cobbling Together a Christmas Music Marathon
New York Times
And this makeshift series concluded on Thursday with a hugely attractive Bach program by David Shuler and his Choir of St. Luke in the Fields, featuring the rousing Cantata No. 63 and, to round out the week, Papa Bach's great “Magnificat” at the Church ...

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Slovenkay to play advent recital at Wick Chapel - Bradford Era

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:35

Bradford Era

Slovenkay to play advent recital at Wick Chapel
Bradford Era
Organist Allan Slovenkay will be featured at University of Pittsburgh at Bradford's Eighth Annual Advent and Christmas Organ Recital from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Dec. 15. The event will take place in the Harriett B. Wick Chapel and is free and open to the ...

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SPCO hosts a holiday Bach bacchanal - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 02:41

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

SPCO hosts a holiday Bach bacchanal
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
As part of its holiday programming, the orchestra has taken to playing J.S. Bach's “Brandenburg” Concertos each December. Now, performing all six might push things a little too late into the evening, so the SPCO has taken to presenting five of the six ...

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Christ Church Easton celebrates Advent - My Eastern Shore

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:50

My Eastern Shore

Christ Church Easton celebrates Advent
My Eastern Shore
EASTON — This Sunday, Dec. 10, Christ Church in Easton will present music of the Advent season in two contrasting lineups. During the 11 a.m. service, the Christ Church Brass will present two selections transcribed for brass from George Frederick ...

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UMS to bring Bach Collegium Japan to Hill Auditorium - The Michigan Daily

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:48

The Michigan Daily

UMS to bring Bach Collegium Japan to Hill Auditorium
The Michigan Daily
The Bach Collegium Japan is an ensemble that was started in 1990 by Masaaki Suzuki, founder and musical director of the group. They will perform J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, which is split up in parts that celebrate the major feasts of Christmas ...

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Caption competition - Church Times

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:25

Church Times

Caption competition
Church Times
THERE was no escaping puns in our latest caption competition. “No more bleating about the bush, it's not Baalam or Baalak, it's Baarak Obaama!” (Geoffrey Parkinson); “Oh! That is Ba-a-rack Ob-a-ama. He's the one that gives me food!” (Daphne Foster ...

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UMS Presents JS Bach's Christmas Oratorio - pride source.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:25

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UMS Presents JS Bach's Christmas Oratorio
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Johann Sebastian Bach wrote over 200 church cantatas, and the Bach Collegium Japan is intent on performing every one of them — and in fact did so, in chronological order, from 1995 to 2013. The group will be performing in a show presented by the ...

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Chamber Music Amici: Bach in the Family - The Register-Guard

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:03

Chamber Music Amici: Bach in the Family
The Register-Guard
Chamber Music Amici will present the second concert of our season on Monday, December 11, at 7:30 pm in the Wildish Community Theater. The program will feature guest artists Molly Barth on flute, Julia Brown on harpsichord, and Arnaud Ghillebaert on ...

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Chris Thile: Thanks for Listening review – topical songs for a Trumped America - The Guardian

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:40

The Guardian

Chris Thile: Thanks for Listening review – topical songs for a Trumped America
The Guardian
Not content with conquering the worlds of bluegrass, indie-folk, jazz and JS Bach in recent years, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile is now the host of liberal America's most revered radio show, A Prairie Home Companion. He took over from Garrison Keillor ...

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Children's Christmas Pageant: 10-11 am Dec. 10, Middleton Congregational Church, Sanctuary, 66 Maple St. Free. For ... - Wicked Local Middleton

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:39

Wicked Local Middleton

Children's Christmas Pageant: 10-11 am Dec. 10, Middleton Congregational Church, Sanctuary, 66 Maple St. Free. For ...
Wicked Local Middleton
Christmas Concert & Carol Sing: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, The Meeting House on the Common, Main and Washington streets, Topsfield. Free; freewill donations accepted. The Congregational Church of Topsfield will host a family event featuring selections by G.F ...

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Boulder's holiday musical banquet serves 'All Things Bright and Beautiful,' 'Fire and Ice' this season - Boulder Weekly

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:04

Boulder's holiday musical banquet serves 'All Things Bright and Beautiful,' 'Fire and Ice' this season
Boulder Weekly
17. The concert, with the Longmont Chorale Singers and soloists, will open with Vivaldi's Gloria, one of the most popular Baroque choral works. Other classical works will include Ottorino Respighi's Adoration of the Magi and J.S. Bach's beloved Jesu ...

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A booming organ performance happens at St. Dunstan's, while Monterey Symphony players visit All Saints. - Monterey County Weekly

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 07:55

A booming organ performance happens at St. Dunstan's, while Monterey Symphony players visit All Saints.
Monterey County Weekly
Three works by J.S. Bach (including the Gigue Fugue and the adored “Prelude and Fugue in G”) and one from Johannes Brahms comprise the German offerings. Louis Claude Daquin's classic “Noel X” and the finale from Louis Vierne's Symphonie 1 populate the ...

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Heritage Chorale of Lancaster presents Christmas Concert Sunday and again Jan. 7 - LancasterOnline

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 06:07

LancasterOnline

Heritage Chorale of Lancaster presents Christmas Concert Sunday and again Jan. 7
LancasterOnline
The concert will feature a wide array of composers, including J.S. Bach, John Rutter, Alice Parker, Bob Chilcott, Paul Mealor, who is Welsh, and Ola Gjeilo, who is Norwegian. It's a mixture of classical and contemporary composers and arrangements, and ...

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Holiday Choral Music 2017: Sing out, it's Christmas! - San Francisco Examiner

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 03:06

San Francisco Examiner

Holiday Choral Music 2017: Sing out, it's Christmas!
San Francisco Examiner
Bach Collegium Japan: Led by Masaaki Suzuki, the group and vocalists perform J.S. Bach's “Christmas Oratorio.” 8 p.m. Dec. 9, $25-$99. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F., www.sfsymphony.org. Sing You a Merry Christmas: The carol sing-along ...

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