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Daily Dose of Classical // Day 20: My Father Knew Charles Ives: I. Concord- John Adams

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


[In Your Month!] Food & Cute Stuff

Der April macht wirklich was er will. Schade, dass Aura noch in Japan ist, 256 more words


Desolation Performed by the LSO

Sorry, not THAT LSO. Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 The Lamont Symphony Orchestra will perform Desolation, along with new works by Lamont student composers.

Tim Girard

My Journey Through Music

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
-Ludwig Van Beethoven 915 more words


One Night Stand With The Duke's Return To The Zanzibar

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

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

Facing the candidates

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

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