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Opera composers go Sacred ... about Puccini's Messa di Gloria and Rossini's Stabat Mater

One of my choirs Highgate Choral Society sings next Saturday, 4 July at 7 pm at All Hallows Gospel Oak, London NW3 2JP a concert of Puccini’s Messa di Gloria and Rossini’s Stabat Mater. 1,501 more words


Chris Thile, A Mandolin Master, and an Unlikely Connection to Amy Beach

In honor of his upcoming debut in 2016 as the host of A Prarie Home Companion, I would like to share the music of my favorite artist; Chris Thile. 386 more words

Amy Beach

The Fleisher Collection's New Curator

Joaquín Turina (1882-1949): Danzas fantásticas (1919)
John Weinzweig (1913-2006): Divertimento No. 1 for Flute and Orchestra
Edward Burlingame Hill (1872-1960): Concertino No. 1

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Wednesday Music: Schumann's Piano Concerto In A Minor

These week’s piece of music is another classic from the Romantic era I’ve loved for a while: Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54. 153 more words


Animation: Claude Debussy's Life in Miniature

For the full article visit: http://www.sinfinimusic.com/uk/watch/animations/lives-in-miniature/debussys-life-in-miniature

Watch Claude Debussy‘s dramatic life paint itself in our latest animation, Debussy’s Life in Miniature. Blending colour and music, just like the composer himself, it tells the story of his humble beginnings, his early talent and his later blossoming.

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Charles Wuorinen — Piano Quintet


Okay, so I was seriously on the fence for whom to include on the final day.  A composer of more “popular” music or a composer well established in the American (largely more experimental) music tradition.   293 more words