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A foggy night for snowy canons: thoughts following Abrahamsen's Schnee, London Sinfonietta, December 2016

Snow is delicate and dangerous, beautiful and cold, and central to Hans Abrahamsen’s work. The hour-long Schnee for nine players (2006-8) is perhaps the best-known, but Abrahamsen’s musical invocations of winter’s sensations and stories extend back to his Trakl-inspired  1,228 more words


Most of the time I live, breath and think about all things music although sometimes I get interrupted by the random small things of life. 382 more words

Classic Repertoire for More Advanced String Orchestra

recommended by Dan C., Orchestra Music Specialist

The cream-of-the-crop of this year’s Baroque, Classical and Romantic pieces in outstanding educational arrangements.

Concerto in D for Strings… 501 more words

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Romantic Chamber Music - An Assemblage

Non-musicological – just a personal exploration of romanticist pleasure.

  1. Schumann

2. Scubert

3. Schumann

4. Grieg

Yuja Wang Wins Artist of the Year Award

With Kevin Spacey at Kennedy Center Honors. My interviews with pianists Yuja Wang, Lola Astanova, and Cecile Licad HERE. Yuja is a sweetheart; no egomaniac like many superstars. 61 more words