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another unarmed black teen killed by police #mikebrown

No older than some of the dear students with whom I spent the last week at choir camp in the NC mountains, the unarmed Mike Brown was shot and killed yesterday… 218 more words

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Candlelit Beauty / Bristol Old Vic / Dido and Aeneas - 2 August 2014

Having read a few articles about the Bristol Proms and how it encourages a non traditional concert going etiquette. Their great innovation being the use of big screen projections, allowance to take photographs throughout, encouragement of spontaneous clapping and allowance of drinks in the auditorium.   1,132 more words

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Brodsky quartet to stand and deliver at Chamberfest

British rock’s Fab Four lasted just more than a decade. British chamber music’s fab four, the Brodsky String Quartet, has lasted four decades and counting. 824 more words

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Purcell via Pluhar: Music for a While

Here I am. At the intersection between classical (baroque) music and jazz. What else can I wish but enjoy this amazing collection of jazzy Purcell. This is a new release by L’Arpeggiata, its leader Christina Pluhar and special guests, including Philippe Jaroussky. 1,534 more words

Music Passion -- Duets

My music passion for July is Two Daughters of this Aged Stream: a duet from Act IV of the opera King Arthur written by the English baroque composer… 158 more words

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