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Personal AI Composer Jukedeck Tests if Music Still Needs Humans
Inverse
Another system, DeepBach, was developed by Sony Computer Science Laboratories in Paris to produce harmonizations based on J. S. Bach's chorales. But while these projects focus on the composition side, Jukedeck wants to produce high-quality, ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 18:53

Western Illinois University News

Beethoven Festival Runs Through Oct. 8 at Western
Western Illinois University News
MACOMB, IL - Beethoven is coming to Macomb this week, right to the WIU College of Fine Arts and Communication Recital Hall. Devotees of the composer can immerse themselves in various selections of events and repertoire: seven concerts, three ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 15:08

Financial Times

The Judas Passion, St John's Smith Square — the reviled disciple rehabilitated
Financial Times
The composer's hallmarks are there: her featherweight textures, her shimmering sonorities, her facility for blending novelty and tradition — the latter, in this case, represented by elements of Hasidic chanting and the musical vocabulary of J.S. Bach ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:34

The Quietus

INTERVIEW: Mozart vs Machine
The Quietus
VB: Looking at the cast of the opera, they're playing people like Raymond Scott, John Cage, Mozart, J.S. Bach...quite an across-the-board range of people conducting various forms of experimentation with music. DR: Yes, it's a little snapshot-journey ...

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 08:19
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 18:39

'Music and Dance' children's concert set to delight all ages
Mount Vernon News (press release) (subscription) (blog)
The musical selections include Johann Strauss's “On the Beautiful Blue Danube,” Johann & Josef Strauss's “Pizzicato Polka,” Johann Strauss's “Thunder and Lightning Polka,” Johannes Brahms's “Hungarian Dance No. 5,” Aaron Copland's “Hoe-Down from ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 13:32

NW Evening Mail

Complete piano works of Brahms to feature in new mini-festival
NW Evening Mail
A NEW mini music festival launches this month, featuring six concerts dedicated to the complete piano works of Johannes Brahms. Brahms Oktoberfest, part of the wider Ulverston International Music Festival programme, will take place over four days at ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:11

The Quietus

INTERVIEW: Mozart vs Machine
The Quietus
VB: Looking at the cast of the opera, they're playing people like Raymond Scott, John Cage, Mozart, J.S. Bach...quite an across-the-board range of people conducting various forms of experimentation with music. DR: Yes, it's a little snapshot-journey ...

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 08:08

Classical Music: Cleveland Orchestra's 'All Beethoven,' KSU Orchestra offers Brahms and Mozart
Akron Beacon Journal
Cleveland Orchestra presents The Rite of Spring — 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Saturday, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. Franz Welser-Moest, conducting. Beethoven's Quartet No. 15 and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. $21-$165.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 17:27

Artist examines Bach's music
Waupaca County News
About 15 years ago, Brueggeman began a series of paintings and drawings based on J.S. Bach's Suites for Solo Cello. He acquired a cello and teacher and began investigating the Bach compositions to inform his drawings with understanding of the form and ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:38

Ladders

3 reasons to start napping in the afternoon
Ladders
Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Salvador Dali, and Johannes Brahms are reportedly among the famous nappers in history. U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill even credited his success in World War II to his afternoon snoozing habit. In his memoir ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:51

The Slovak Spectator

Top five concerts of the BHS
The Slovak Spectator
... the legendary Vienna Philharmonic (Wiener Filharmoniker), conducted by Zubin Mehta, with soloists – Rainer Honeck on violin, Robert Nagy on cello, Martin Gabriel on oboe and Sophie Dartigalongue on bassoon – will offer the works of Johannes Brahms, ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 07:42

Linear Tube Audio ZOTL40 Mk.II power amplifier
Stereophile Magazine
He had perfect pitch, tuned pianos for money, played every instrument in the orchestra, and had memorized the complete keyboard works of J.S. Bach before he turned 16. And this stuff was all on the side—mainly, we built drag race cars together. Bill ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 15:32

VC WEB BLOG | Dmitry Sitkovetsky: “Greensboro Symphony's New … Not So Classical” [BLOG]
The Violin Channel
GSO interweaves the video narrative with performances of four classical masterpieces: Franz Joseph Haydn's Overture Lo special; W.A. Mozart's Violin Concerto in G major; Frederic Chopin's Prelude No. 15 for string orchestra in D flat major and ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:31

The Epoch Times

Bach and Beethoven at Mostly Mozart
The Epoch Times
The main concert conducted by Louis Langrée was all Beethoven (1770-1827), (who incidentally wanted to study with Mozart but didn't have a chance to do so). The orchestra started with the “Egmont Overture” (1809–10), a piece Beethoven composed as ...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 09:26

The Times

Roll over Beethoven: psychopaths prefer rap
The Times
For Alex in A Clockwork Orange, it was Beethoven all the way. However psychopaths prefer listening to rap rather than other forms of music, according to researchers investigating the musical tastes of different personality types. In a study of 200 ...

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 07:16

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