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Recital notebook: Cellist Colin Carr offers special performances of Debussy, Bach

Classical music lovers are fortunate to have numerous faculty artists in residence at the Banff Centre, not only educating and advising upcoming talent but also giving performances of high quality. 1,082 more words


Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin

Many people have one of those years in which they seem to be firing on all eight cylinders. Being pretty much of an optimist and a “glass-half full” kind of guy, I’ve actually had a number of years like that. 753 more words

Classical Music

Day 3 - Three Most Important Songs

Challenge 3: Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you?

I took on this challenge thinking about how exciting it would be to write about music, I love music. 874 more words

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Claude Debussy: L'Isle joyeuse L 106 (make music part of your life series)

Claude Debussy: L’Isle joyeuse

L 106

Created with http://www.mp32tube.comL’isle joyeuse, L. 106 (The Island of Pleasure) is an extended solo piano piece by Claude Debussy composed in 1904. 29 more words

No. 1: Le Domaine Musical 1956 - 1967, Vol 1

60 years ago, Pierre Boulez began a series of new-music concerts in Paris, presenting them in the Théatre Marigny, where he worked as music director for Jean-Louis Barrault’s theatre company. 197 more words


Artsongs recital to feature ‘day’s worth’ of emotion

Matt Burkhartt | Staff Photographer
Chautauqua Opera Young Artist Brian James Myer performs at Norton Hall during the pre-season Sing-In. The baritone will perform with two of his colleagues at today’s Artsongs recital at 4:15 p.m. 713 more words

The Arts

Pelléas for dummies

The most obvious feature of Sven-Eric Bechtolf’s Pelléas et Mélisande is the use of dummies to double up the characters.  Much of the time these doubles are lying around or being pushed around the set wheelchairs by the singers.  509 more words

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