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50 classical pieces to hear before you die

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Musical bucket list: 50 classical pieces to hear before you die. The Orange County Register, Aug. 25, 2015.

Classical Music

Candid Hong Kong - string quartet

I was walking through IFC Mall one day, when I heard some lovely music. As I got closer to the sound, I realised it was a string quartet (plus piano)! 96 more words

Hong Kong

Champagne Polka

The new arrangements of The  Champagne Polka by Charles d’Albert are now available.  The polka can be played by piano duo, string quartet, or… 17 more words

Sheet Music

DLSHSI Lasallian String Society

Dear friend,

Praised be Jesus and Mary!

Med school requires sooooo much hard work. That is why we need music (and God!!) to stay sane. 48 more words


Monday, August 10th

Why not start the week with something strange?

Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001), Tetras (1983); JACK Quartet, live, Philadelphia, 2014



reading table

Trust in the Unexpected —

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), #561 (Franklin)

Music Clip Of The Day

Was He A Pro-Soviet?

Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) 


Life and music 

Dimitri Shostakovich has become a much revered and admired composer from the twentieth century. He is however, also seen as a controversial figure. 394 more words