Beethoven

Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven's deep history in high desert keeps Campout festival going - The Desert Sun

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The Desert Sun

Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven's deep history in high desert keeps Campout festival going
The Desert Sun
It is, however, the 25th anniversary of Cracker's debut eponymous album, often called “Brand,” and that's being feted next Thursday to launch the 13th annual Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven Campout at Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace. But without ...

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Beethoven was totally devastated by secret son's harsh existence - The Sunday Post

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 19:17

The Sunday Post

Beethoven was totally devastated by secret son's harsh existence
The Sunday Post
A SCRUFFY, humorous rebel who craved love, was crushed by his secret son's harsh life, but who knew his genius music would still be loved centuries later. Ludwig van Beethoven, who was born in Germany in 1770 and died in 1827, was not the sort of ...

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'The Dark Knight' Meets Beethoven In Beautiful New Video - Comicbook.com

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:21

Comicbook.com

'The Dark Knight' Meets Beethoven In Beautiful New Video
Comicbook.com
The Dark Knight has had a lot of fun mashups over the years, and now one fan has synced the film perfectly with Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata." Watch it below! In my past life I was a producer/editor at a national movie network, and a big part of my ...

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Gerald Barry's Canada, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London — a syncopated cacophony - Financial Times

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:13

Financial Times

Gerald Barry's Canada, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London — a syncopated cacophony
Financial Times
But it was clear that the 31-year-old Lithuanian conductor understood the audience — and not just because her final offering, Beethoven's Symphony No.5, might just be the most popular work in the classical canon. The world premiere of the evening ...
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5 Can't-Miss VPR Music Moments - Vermont Public Radio

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:04

Vermont Public Radio

5 Can't-Miss VPR Music Moments
Vermont Public Radio
Five Beethoven cello sonatas, available for free download for a month, with commentary from the artists. What's not to like? This set of recordings done in-studio at VPR now lives in perpetuity on VPR's Soundcloud and continues to resonate with music ...

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Pianist Imogen Cooper provides drama large and small in recital - dailytelegraph.com.au

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 03:41

dailytelegraph.com.au

Pianist Imogen Cooper provides drama large and small in recital
dailytelegraph.com.au
Haydn's Sonata in C minor No. 20 has all the turbulence and passion of his Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress) symphonies. It is perhaps the most dramatic and powerful of the 50-odd sonatas he wrote and is often compared with Beethoven's Appassionata.

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Review: Boston Symphony Orchestra's student orchestra outstanding at Tanglewood - MassLive.com

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 07:50

MassLive.com

Review: Boston Symphony Orchestra's student orchestra outstanding at Tanglewood
MassLive.com
The concert was a very traditional one musically - a piano concerto by Beethoven and a symphonic work by Richard Strauss. Renowned English pianist Paul Lewis was the featured soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor. A well-established ...

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Hristova and Houstoun Beethoven collaboration 'highlight of the year' - Manawatu Standard

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 18:29

Hristova and Houstoun Beethoven collaboration 'highlight of the year'
Manawatu Standard
During it, they discovered a mutual passion for Beethoven. "I look back on that 2008 tour as the beginning of my performing career," Hristova said. "It was a crucial part of my musical development; being able to perform a programme so many times in a ...

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Berks Sinfonietta gives another stirring performance - Reading Eagle

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 00:08

Berks Sinfonietta gives another stirring performance
Reading Eagle
Berks Sinfonietta introduced its growing audience to two unknown works and one less-performed Beethoven symphony in a program called "In the Shadow of Giants" on Saturday night in Sacred Heart Church, West Reading. The orchestra gave energetic, ...

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Op-Ed: Beethoven's Promethean Concerto — Best theatrical play of August - Digital Journal

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 19:57

Digital Journal

Op-Ed: Beethoven's Promethean Concerto — Best theatrical play of August
Digital Journal
The production, Beethoven's Promethean Concerto in C Minor WoO, took place at the BACCA Arts Center in Lindenhurst, New York. It was divided into two acts, and it was well-written from start to finish. It truly belongs in a bigger stage/platform, and ...

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Bland Beethoven, searing Brahms close the Grant Park season - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:06

Chicago Tribune

Bland Beethoven, searing Brahms close the Grant Park season
Chicago Tribune
Rare is the symphonic conductor who can resist ending a season with Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, and the temptation even has overtaken a programmer as imaginative as Carlos Kalmar. In recent years American orchestras often have followed ...

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Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven - Chicago Classical Review

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:47

Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven
Chicago Classical Review
Though scheduled over a year ago, Beethoven's epic paean to brotherhood in the vocal “Ode to Joy” seems like especially serendipitous programming at a time when many people seem more interested in violent protest than sharing a common humanity.

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Beethoven's 4th and Stone's 5th! - Sutherland Northern Times

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:13

Beethoven's 4th and Stone's 5th!
Sutherland Northern Times
At the end of my first year at Tain Royal Academy, I was more than a little surprised to see that I had come fifth in music. And it had to be true because there it was in this paper's sister publication, the Ross-shire Journal. But how did they, the ...

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Finger-slippin' good - Santa Fe New Mexican

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:13

Finger-slippin' good
Santa Fe New Mexican
Jonathan Biss played an all-Beethoven recital at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (in St. Francis Auditorium) on Aug. 10 at noon, and I'd bet that when it was finished he wished he could play it over again. Beethoven sonatas are a particular ...

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Friday's best TV: BBC Proms 2017; Naked Attraction; Professor T - The Guardian

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:02

The Guardian

Friday's best TV: BBC Proms 2017; Naked Attraction; Professor T
The Guardian
First, conducted by Nicholas Collon, the Aurora Orchestra perform their daunting party piece: Beethoven's 3rd Symphony, AKA the Eroica, played entirely from memory. That high-wire act is followed at 9pm by the first complete performance of Philip Glass ...

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Beethoven, Verdi, and . . . Razumovsky? - The Boston Globe

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:07

The Boston Globe

Beethoven, Verdi, and . . . Razumovsky?
The Boston Globe
Hulton Archive/Getty Images. Beethoven. On Aug. 21, the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival presents the Ying Quartet performing a program including the third of Ludwig van Beethoven's op. 59 string quartets: the “Razumovsky” quartets, composed in 1806 ...

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Jennifer Koh, Shai Wosner deliver sizzling SummerFest performance - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:10

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Jennifer Koh, Shai Wosner deliver sizzling SummerFest performance
The San Diego Union-Tribune
There used to be a stereotype about contemporary classical music specialists: Sure, they can knock out complex rhythms, find microtones and perform unusual instrumental techniques, but they can't play Beethoven. Like all stereotypes, it was a gross ...

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VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim 'Beethoven/Mozart' CD Winners Announced! - The Violin Channel

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:31

The Violin Channel

VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim 'Beethoven/Mozart' CD Winners Announced!
The Violin Channel
The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a fresh-off-the-press personally-autographed copy of VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim's debut album 'Mozart & Beethoven Violin Sonatas' – courtesy of our good friends at Warner Classics. Recorded with ...

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The Beethoven Broadwood Celebrates Two Anniversaries - World Piano News (blog)

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:03

World Piano News (blog)

The Beethoven Broadwood Celebrates Two Anniversaries
World Piano News (blog)
In Vienna he met Beethoven, then 47, who was by then quite unwell and starting to become deaf. Broadwood decided to present the composer with his latest grand piano. He asked five of the most accomplished pianists in London – Friedrich Kalkbrenner, ...

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San Diego Can Enjoy Beethoven's Violin Sonatas at Thursday and ... - Times of San Diego

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:29

Times of San Diego

San Diego Can Enjoy Beethoven's Violin Sonatas at Thursday and ...
Times of San Diego
Chamber music lovers have two more chances to enjoy Beethoven's violin sonatas: a free concert Thursday, and the SummerFest Beethoven finale on Friday.

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