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Ligeti: Lontano

Today we have a demanding piece of listening, a masterpiece of the 1960’s avant-garde. György Ligeti’s music is most famous for its use in the films of Stanley Kubrick, including most importantly… 101 more words

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Patricia Kopatchinskaja in Lucerne

More musical revelations at Lucerne Festival: thrilling Bartók Violin Concerto No. 2 featuring Patricia Kopatchinskaja in an unimprovable program of Bartók and Haydn by Mahler Chamber Orchestra led by the impeccable François-Xaver Roth. 259 more words

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hearing the cheesy in a new light

Some people hate it, but I love the long dialogue-free scenes in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A space odyssey (1968). For one of these scenes he used Johann Strauss II’s overplayed, sweeter-than-syrup  338 more words

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