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Video: remastering Bernstein's recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony - Gramophone

Beethoven - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:10

Video: remastering Bernstein's recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Gramophone
If you've ever listened to a 'remastered' recording and wondered what the process actually involves, DG have produced a detailed look at the remastering process behind the 1979 recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony by Leonard Bernstein with the ...

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Opera Profile: Beethoven's “Fidelio” - OperaWire

Beethoven - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:33

OperaWire

Opera Profile: Beethoven's “Fidelio”
OperaWire
“Fidelio” first premiered on Nov. 20, 1805 and is the only opera composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven. While he was originally working with librettist Emanuel Schikaneder, who wrote “The Magic Flute,” difficulties with the composition, as well as the ...

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“Johannes Brahms II” Gives Delightful Overview of Romantic Music - The Heights

Brahms - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 17:12

The Heights

Johannes Brahms II” Gives Delightful Overview of Romantic Music
The Heights
Boston College's Gasson 100 again played host to a rollicking Friday night concert—“The World of Johannes Brahms II,” the second event in the Brahms series. The crowd was plentiful, though the evening remained a quiet affair due to the ambiance of ...

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Florence Symphony Orchestra concert will spotlight Beethoven tonight - SCNow

Beethoven - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:14

SCNow

Florence Symphony Orchestra concert will spotlight Beethoven tonight
SCNow
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence Symphony Orchestra will present an all-Ludwig van Beethoven program at 7:30 p.m. today at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center. Entitled “The Bs Have It,” the program will feature former FSO conductor and ...
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A night when darkness passed into light - The Straits Times

Brahms - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:00

A night when darkness passed into light
The Straits Times
That served as a teaser for two choral works by Johannes Brahms, Gesang Der Parzen (Song Of The Fates) and Schicksalslied (Song Of Destiny), performed by a combined choir comprising the Singapore Symphony Chorus, Singapore Symphony Youth ...

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SSO performs in Malaysia after 17-year break - The Straits Times

Brahms - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:00

The Straits Times

SSO performs in Malaysia after 17-year break
The Straits Times
The orchestra, which performed a selection of masterpieces by German composer Johannes Brahms, was accompanied by the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Singapore Symphony Youth Choir. The concert, supported by the Singapore High Commission ...

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Chamber Music Series highlights the timelessness of Beethoven - SouthCoastToday.com

Beethoven - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:42

SouthCoastToday.com

Chamber Music Series highlights the timelessness of Beethoven
SouthCoastToday.com
Take Beethoven. We are two centuries removed from the composition of his music, yet his early period seems ageless, his middle period both stately and vigorous, and music from his late period still can sound inscrutable and heart-rending at the same time.

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Tabor Academy presents the 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols - Wicked Local Rochester

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:13

Wicked Local Rochester

Tabor Academy presents the 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols
Wicked Local Rochester
The Festival begins in darkness with the lighting of the candles, accompanied by Saint-Saëns' haunting “Prelude in the Style of J. S. Bach” followed by the choral introit, “In The Beginning.” From there, the choristers process to “Once in Royal David's ...

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Tabor Academy presents the 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols - Wicked Local Marion

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:06

Wicked Local Marion

Tabor Academy presents the 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols
Wicked Local Marion
The Festival begins in darkness with the lighting of the candles, accompanied by Saint-Saëns' haunting “Prelude in the Style of J. S. Bach” followed by the choral introit, “In The Beginning.” From there, the choristers process to “Once in Royal David's ...

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I'd like to buy an apple - The Packer

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:22

I'd like to buy an apple
The Packer
It was market day in Eisenach, Germany, a city famous for associations to Martin Luther and J.S. Bach, among other notables, and our tour group was taking a stroll through the town square before heading up to the famous Wartburg Castle. As soon as we'd ...

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Watch: Beethoven's 7th played by viola quintet - Slipped Disc

Beethoven - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 04:49

Slipped Disc

Watch: Beethoven's 7th played by viola quintet
Slipped Disc
Nicholas Kitchen of the Borromeo String Quartet has found an 1816 arrangement for viola quintet of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony and gave its first modern performance this summer at the Heifetz Institute – rearranged for two violas, two violins and cello.

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Simon Rattle's last tour in Korea with Berlin Philharmonic sweetened by pianist Cho Seong-jin - The Korea Herald

Brahms - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 04:01

The Korea Herald

Simon Rattle's last tour in Korea with Berlin Philharmonic sweetened by pianist Cho Seong-jin
The Korea Herald
While Sunday's program was to include pieces that have been in the orchestra's repertoire since its early days in the 19th century -- Richard Strauss' “Don Juan,” Tone Poem for Orchestra, Op. 20 and Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 ...

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David Von Drehle: Christians, our silence on Roy Moore isn't enough - The Spokesman-Review

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 03:01

David Von Drehle: Christians, our silence on Roy Moore isn't enough
The Spokesman-Review
We are a church for the likes of William Wilberforce and Martin Luther King Jr. A church for Michelangelo and J.S. Bach. A church for Anne Bradstreet, Flannery O'Connor and Annie Dillard. We are a church that builds great colleges and universities and ...

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Review: Brahms Violin Concerto, Queensland Symphony Orchestra - Gold Coast Bulletin

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 02:49

Gold Coast Bulletin

Review: Brahms Violin Concerto, Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Gold Coast Bulletin
But Kelemen, who is set to take the stage with QSO again as a soloist in next year's Mozart's Violin Concerto No 4, gave a charismatic performance; his big personality shining through during the encore (he performed the Sarabande from J.S. Bach's ...

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Just in time for the season - The Hudson Reporter

Brahms - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:08

The Hudson Reporter

Just in time for the season
The Hudson Reporter
Guest performances include two student artists: 14-year-old songwriter Chloe Hennessee, who set to music the poem “A Change in Me,” written by a mother incarcerated in Washington state; and eighth grader Mia Bernard will perform Johannes Brahms' ...

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OPINION: Spirit of Christmas readily heard in the 'King of Instruments' - The Sarnia Journal

JS Bach - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:02

The Sarnia Journal

OPINION: Spirit of Christmas readily heard in the 'King of Instruments'
The Sarnia Journal
The composer J.S. Bach described music as God's gift to man. He called it “the only art of Heaven given to earth, and the only art of earth we take to Heaven.” For over 150 years in Sarnia, church congregations have raised their voices in devotional ...

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Review: Outside the Shadow of Beethoven | Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth | Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth - TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Beethoven - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 20:40

TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Review: Outside the Shadow of Beethoven | Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth | Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
TheaterJones Performing Arts News
On listening to the Beethoven, which opened the program, I was struck by the remarkable clarity of the performance. Of course, they have impeccable ensemble and intonation as well as a unity of concept. This is not uncommon with touring string quartets ...

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Gender, Beethoven, And Boston – A Musical Mystery Solved At Symphony Hall - HuffPost

Beethoven - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:31

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Gender, Beethoven, And Boston – A Musical Mystery Solved At Symphony Hall
HuffPost
The Boston Symphony Orchestra recognizes that the past exerts a certain fascination, a charm, even, for its concertgoers. So the Orchestra reproduces, in each concert program, the program page from a performance of the same piece from a century, or ...
Bloomington Symphony Orchestra to perform Beethoven's Fifth ...ECM Publishers
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Milwaukee Symphony unleashes power of Bernstein and BrahmsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel

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