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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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LA Master Chorale Comes Together - San Francisco Classical Voice

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 03:00
LA Master Chorale Comes Together  San Francisco Classical Voice

The Los Angeles Master Chorale series at Walt Disney Concert Hall has been regularly attracting full or nearly full houses, and Sunday night's concert was no ...

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

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 03:00
Switched-On Bach: How a transgender synth pioneer changed music  The Irish Times

Wendy Carlos's 1968 album of Bach music for Moog synthesiser brought electronic music into the mainstream and influenced artists from Giorgio Moroder to ...

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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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