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Beethoven's Shadow
WMOT
Imagine the courage it took to write a symphony after hearing Beethoven's symphonies! Or a piano sonata, or a string quartet. For the less talented, perhaps not so much courage as obliviousness, and egotism. For the greatly talented: courage ...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 07:05

CD, compte rendu critique. Cantates de WEIMAR, JS BACH. Alia Mens (1 cd Paraty – Bry, septembre 2016)
classiquenews.com
Incroyable défi que ces 3 cantates parmi les plus bouleversantes de JS BACH. Pourtant, l'approche force l'admiration, tant par l'esprit que la tenue interprétative. Voici un Bach régénéré, sublimé même grâce à l'engagement d'un collectif avec lequel il ...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 13:59

BU Today

Marsh Chapel Program Grooms Vocalists for International Careers
BU Today
... applicants must have superior solo and ensemble skills, an interest, and experience, in concert music (particularly the vocal works of J. S. Bach and G. F. Handel), exceptional sight-reading ability and musicianship, and be able to communicate ...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 00:13

BMNZ presents: Bach andamp; Beethoven
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The evening will open with Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor. The composition undertook quite a journey before becoming the work we know today. Its debut during one of Beethoven's own benefit concerts saw the composer performing it with ...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 17:24

Cellist Maximillian Hornung makes debut with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Tribune-Review
3 by Johannes Brahms. Both works are dramatic pieces filled with rich melodies and ending in tones of resigned acceptance of life and its sometimes unmet demands. Hornung says the Strauss piece is “somewhere between a concerto and a symphony” in its ...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 21:03

Hazard Herald

Piano students delight crowd
Hazard Herald
Emma Jo Jones followed Artua; Jones performed “Minuet” by J.S. Bach. Next was Sara Spicer, she performed “Hallelujah” from Dreamwork's Shrek. Following Spicer, Hannah Daniels performed “You and Me” by Lifehouse. Daniels's been playing the piano ...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 11:52

YorkRegion.com

uReport: Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents a night of romantic music
YorkRegion.com
After his first piano concerto was critically panned, German composer Johannes Brahms waited 20 years to write his second. During those 20 years, however, he had a massive output of works; symphonies, chamber music, choral pieces, and a series of ...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 21:18

Oak Ridger

ORPH to present concert May 20 Performing Blue Danube, Hungarian dances, harp and piano soloists, with 5th of ...
Oak Ridger
Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) surged in fame when he published his 21 Hungarian Dances for piano in 1869. Evidently, every aspiring pianist was eager for a copy of the manuscript. Most of these have been orchestrated for other instrumentation by ...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 15:42

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra tackles Beethoven's Ninth
Tribune-Review
Meanwhile, Meyer calls the gorgeous third movement “under-appreciated” and says it has “all of the beauty of some of Beethoven's piano sonatas.” The choral demands of the work are high, Meyer says. The parts are written with operatic standards, not ...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 21:03

Il Vostro Giornale

Savona, requiem di Mozart al convento dei Frati Cappuccini - IVG.it
Il Vostro Giornale
Savona. Le associazioni musicali "Hapax" e "Concento Armonico", dirette dal M° Angelo Mulé, sono liete di invitare la cittadinanza all'esecuzione del "Requ.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 11:12
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 19:19

El Comercio

Un réquiem alemán de Johannes Brahms
El Comercio
Coro Nacional del Perú y Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Juvenil Bicentenario presentarán clásico repertorio este 16 de mayo en el Gran Teatro Nacional. (Difusión GTN) El Ministerio de Cultura anuncia la primera gala del Festival Sinfónico Coral 2017 con ...
Acordes para mamá - El PeruanoEl Peruano

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 14:24

Mashable

David Letterman and his giant beard just got the perfect prize
Mashable
David Letterman may be retired but his sense of humor will continue to inspire the world for years to come. On Tuesday, the man who made it a point to come out of retirement simply to roast President Trump was named the recipient of the Mark Twain ...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 15:31

Info-chalon.com

L'EVB a offert un très grand concert en la cathédrale
Info-chalon.com
Une Messe qu'il était bon de connaitre, surtout de faire connaitre au public et qui fut un excellent appui pour enchainer ensuite sur ce Requiem si connu de W.A. Mozart. Un Requiem écrit au terme de sa vie à 36 ans, même si l'écriture finale est ...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 03:40

Allentown Morning Call

Review: Chamber Music in the Saal at Bethlehem Bach Festival a beautiful, intimate experience
Allentown Morning Call
If one had to choose the instrument J.S. Bach loved the most for accompaniment of the human voice, it would probably be a tossup between the oboe d'amore and the viola d'amore - he scored exquisite duets for both. But if Friday's chamber music concert ...

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 18:41

Gazette

'Special win'
Gazette
Duo Concertante's eighth recording, J.S. Bach's Six Sonatas for Violin and Keyboard, proved to be the charm. “We're very happy,” said Dr. Dahn, about receiving top prize for their CD. “This is the music that we love playing and so being recognized by ...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 13:19

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