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Get Your Exercise, Day 2 – Etude No. 8, "Metal" by Gyorgy Ligeti

This week’s theme is…Get Your Exercise!  If you want to get stronger, you’ll go to a gym and work out.  But musicians can get stronger too, and to get their exercise, they might practice an etude, which is a French word for a piece of music written to strengthen a particular skill.   1,156 more words


Mind-Reading Musicians

Tech-junkies, creatives, music lovers, and people just looking for inspiration should enjoy this project. It’s what happens when you combine all of these elements. Without an agency or any budget. 409 more words

March 2016 - Univers Sonores

March 22 2016, 8:00 pm

Univers sonores – Strasbourg University cycle – concert (with pianists Vincent de Murcia, Marie Stoecklé, Daniela Tsekova and Elyette Weil) preceded by a conference (in french) by Nathalie Hérold,  52 more words


Barbara Hannigan - Concert Documentary

The Hannigan obsession continues.  This time I’ve been looking at a DVD, Barbara Hannigan – Concert Documentary.  It’s in two parts.  There’s a recording of Hannigan as soloist and conductor with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra at the 2014 Lucerne Festival and there’s a documentary, … 409 more words

DVD Review

Floating through colors and over infinite surfaces

Can you imagine a surface made of sound? Let’s try this: Imagine a black surface, indefinitely long, extending into space. Okay? Now, we move on: The surface is not just black, but lined with glowing pink, yellow, green and blue lines, running parallel to each other. 525 more words

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KSO This Week: Guest conductor Aram Demirjian -- Beethoven, Bruch, Ligeti, Adams

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Masterworks
Guest conductor: Aram Demirjian
Guest violinist: Philippe Quint
Thursday and Friday, January 21,22, 7:30 p.m.
Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street, Downtown Knoxville… 473 more words

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