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Beethoven Festival at Disney Hall

Gordon and I went to hear Beethoven’s 7th and 8th symphonies and the Egmont Overture performed by the Simon Bolivar Symphony at Disney Hall last night. 430 more words

Bernard Herrmann: Overture to 'North by Northwest'

With concert ending. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Classical Music

Favourite Recording: Salonen Conducts Adams' Naive and Sentimental Music

John Adams’ Naive and Sentimental Music may not seem as “complex” as many other contemporary works, but Adams has successfully crafted a magnificent work for orchestra. 164 more words


Current Listening: Salonen Conducts Bernard Herrmann's Film Scores

I’m not familiar with many film scores, but Bernard Herrmann’s scores are brilliant and intelligent; and when you have Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic performing, you have very fine renditions of his music. 144 more words


Music of the Burgess Shale

This is the second of two posts about the Burgess Shale. The first went up last week.

Last week I took you on a virtual trip to the Burgess Shale… 191 more words

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