This first number of John Adams’ “My Father Knew Charles Ives” trilogy is my favorite, and for a minimalist work, it travels a great distance in terms of harmony and motive. 161 more words
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…by Hans Zimmer (Germany)
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When you think of jazz, a few names come to mind, but Duke Ellington is definitely in there. Since his name is synonymous with the genre, I figured we’d focus on some of the many memorials and tributes to the legend. 338 more words
I generally enjoy a good competition. Tennis, backgammon, Playstation and golf would be pretty damn boring without winners and losers.
But can you pick 24 conductors and put them into an ATP World Tour bracket and let them essentially compete against each other to pick an overall champion of the tournament? 288 more words