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Madison Early Music Festival Continues to Weave a Spell

The Baltimore Consort brings magic to music from Shakespeare

I feel a little like the native New Yorker who finally visited the Statue of Liberty—Tuesday night was my long-delayed opportunity to fall under the spell of a local tradition that has for some time enjoyed national recognition. 572 more words

Concerts on the Square Announces That Summer Is Here

WCO’s 33rd season of COS delights most of the 20,000

Since most of my bills get paid by driving school buses, the end of school still feels like the beginning of summer to me. 581 more words

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society: Sizzle, Fizzle, Roar

Penultimate program of BDDS 25th anniversary ultimately soars

The fifth of sixth programs of the silver anniversary season of the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society… 822 more words

I Went to the Garden Alone


Any Christian or Gospel song I hear, is more to me than a set of sounds with words (that may or may not include the name of Jesus, God or Holy Spirit) applied to the melody.  775 more words

The Bus

A New CD Gets Us Ready for the Bach Dancing and Dynamite’s 25th Season

Stephanie Jutt’s new recording delivers a whole lot more than “just” flute and piano

Stephanie Jutt, artistic director and co-founder of the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society… 500 more words

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society Shows Off Its Age

25th anniversary season of BDDS features a world premiere by Kevin Puts

The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society is showing its age; despite more than two decades of golden memories from the fluid forces marshaled by co-founders Stephanie Jutt and Jeffrey Sykes, some silver has crept in. 727 more words

Score Time -Epic Music from Movies, Games and TV

Music has always worked hand in hand with the moving image to support the storytelling of the world of the movie, game or TV show. Sometimes a well selected ‘mix tape’ of popular music really works (ala ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’) but for media that’s grandiose in scale and epic in scope, one definitely needs some epic music to go with it. 6,190 more words

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