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May Madness Mix 2: Cléopâtre take two (Basel, 6 May 2015)

I discovered I can never have enough Cléopâtre, and they all must be experienced in countries known for their chocolate. As you might have gleaned from my… 1,021 more words

Live Performances

We Are God's People

We are God’s people, the chosen of the Lord,
Born of His Spirit, established by His Word;
Our cornerstone is Christ alone,
And strong in Him we stand: 168 more words

Fred Bock

Arcade Fire and Jazzman Vijay Iyer Star in Met Museum's Fall Performance Lineup

This fall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will debut a particularly inventive and intense slate of performances and performance-art projects.

Perhaps most notably, when it comes to marquee name value, November offers a collaboration between Richard Reed Parry of the superstar band Arcade Fire and Bryce Dessner of The National celebrating the centennial of the Department of Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  198 more words

Rivka Galchen--"The Monkey Did It: The facts in the case of Haruki Murakami" (Harper's, October 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: BROOKLYN RIDER-Tiny Desk Concert #44 (January 26, 2010).

This is one of the darkest Tiny Desk Concerts I’ve seen.  Meaning it is rather poorly lit.  773 more words


10 Interesting Facts About Johannes Brahms

by Jacy Burroughs

1. Johannes Brahms was born on May 7, 1833. His father was a town musician who played a variety of instruments, mostly horn and double bass. 521 more words


Happy Birthday Brahms and Tchaikovsky!

“Happy Birthday” arranged in the style of Johannes Brahms

“Happy Birthday” in the style of  Tchaikovsky


Happy Birthday...

It’s another banner birthday, um… day.

First up we have Johannes Brahms.
Were you to force me to actually choose one, and only one favorite composer (oh, cruel, cruel fate), I think Brahms would have to be my pick. 250 more words

An Appreciation