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From The New Yorker: "The Conductor Intensifying Mahler Through Restraint"


Rea Irvin

The New Yorker

May 28, 2018
Alex Ross

On June 20th, Simon Rattle will end a sixteen-year tenure as the principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic—a post of quasi-papal authority in the classical-music world. 966 more words

Discovering and Engaging Wagner

Born on this date. It’s worth giving a listen to this curated bunch of podcasts presented under the auspices of the BBC’s “Composer of the Week” series. 158 more words

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Characters in Classical Music

In a post I wrote a while ago about theme and variations, I mentioned that you can view that musical genre as the story of a main character going through different settings. 1,490 more words

BAM’s Outgoing Leader Announces His Final Next Wave Festival

This fall’s music, theater and dance performances will be the last ones overseen by Joseph V. Melillo, an impresario at the institution since 1983.

Published: May 21, 2018 at 05:30AM… 69 more words

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BAM’s Outgoing Leader Announces His Final Next Wave Festival by JOSHUA BARONE


By Bhavesh Patil

This fall’s music, theater and dance performances will be the last ones overseen by Joseph V. Melillo, an impresario at the institution since 1983. 7 more words

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HIPsters

HIPsters? No, not what you’re thinking, but a word – I’m rather proud(?) of it – that I’ve coined myself. HIPsters are people who favour… 183 more words

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[Music] Soliman Gamil - A Map of Egypt Before the Sands


It’s for albums like this that I have such a love of Bandcamp.  This release originally came out in 1997, and was a collection of pieces of… 37 more words

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