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  1. Yngwie Malmsteen: 'What We Call Music Today Would Be Laughed At In The 17th Century' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... 2012 as his 19th studio effort. And Rachmaninow's Prelude in C# minor has more emotion than Grunge. So does Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata which coincidentally is also in C# minor. Therefore I come to the conclusion that C# minor is win. "what we call ...


  2. Beethoven's Nine Symphonies in Nagano's handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... cases (The Planets, Les Troyens) enjoy acclaim by a plurality as the best version available. Just try that with Beethoven's Nine Symphonies. Well, Kent Nagano has over the last seven years, and his efforts (including excerpts from The Creatures of ...


  3. NY Philharmonic Announces Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for Jan-March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 |

    ... leading from the harpsichord, followed by Mozart's Symphony No. 33. Mr. Kahane conducts the concluding work, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, from the piano. January concludes with Music Director Alan Gilbert leading the Orchestra and former Mary ...


  4. Eric Burgett Brings His Classical Training to Country Music...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Billboard

    ... a few curveballs the way of the audience. "Throwing in a solo here and there, I might break into a little bit of Beethoven-type piano in the middle of a Florida Georgia Line cover or something like that. You go from the classical stage, which is so ...


  5. Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 |

    ... honor the 25th anniversary of the series. Their program will also include works by Benjamin Britten and Ludwig van Beethoven. Violinist Andrew Bulbrook says, "We've been working with Andrew Norman for four years now and have been friends with him ...


  6. Photo Flash: Gingold Theatrical Group's Shaw Concert Visits The PlayersRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 |

    ... Smigelskiy on cello. Shaw began his life in the arts as a music critic. While relishing the music of Mozart and Beethoven, he encouraged his readers to embrace the modern composers of the day, including Wagner, Elgar, R. Strauss, and Dvorak. Each ...


  7. Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... London Proms and N.Y. (Johan Persson / Center for the Art of Performanc) Gustavo Dudamel's probing performances of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony at the Hollywood Bowl, followed by his Mahler's Fifth in Walt Disney Concert Hall (pictured) revealed a ...


  8. The man behind Music on MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Globe and Mail

    ... ecology has changed in eight years. It was really novel that you could sit with a glass of wine and listen to a Beethoven sonata; that you could grab a beer and hear some new music. It was really novel that you could sit with a glass of wine and ...


  9. 25th Anniversary Of The Fall Of The WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Live Design Online

    ... where the wall once stood, the Berlin State Orchestra with conductor Daniel Barenboim performed "Ode to Joy" from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. (Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images) On November 9, 1989 the Berlin Wall, which had isolated West Berlin ...


  10. P.D.Q. Bach comes to Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... music, often in classroom settings like his "New Horizons in Music Appreciation," where a humorous take on Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, in the form of a play-by-play Sportscast, is nevertheless "historically true." Still, he laments the fact that our ...


  11. The original score for 2001: A Space OdysseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    ... From an interview with Kubrick by Michel Ciment: However good our best film composers may be, they are not a Beethoven, a Mozart or a Brahms. Why use music which is less good when there is such a multitude of great orchestral music available from ...


  12. Reaney's Pick: Hardy mixes festive, forlornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The London Free Press

    ... ranging from Murray McLauchlan to Quartette. His influences range from Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits to Ludwig van Beethoven and Frederic Chopin, from Antonio (Tom) Carlos Jobim to Eliane Elias. He has won two SOCAN songwriting awards. Hardy's songs ...


  13. Classical radio station targets younger listenersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    With the flip of a switch and the glorious strains of Beethoven's Ode to Joy filling the airwaves, Winnipeg's classical and jazz baby, Classic 107 FM, roared into life last December. It's been a jam-packed 12 months in which the fledgling station grew from a seed of an idea by Golden West Radio CEO and owner Elmer Hildebrand to what has become a significant player in the Winnipeg arts scene.


  14. Kitchen Table Kibitzing 12/16/2014: Happy Birthday, BeethovenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Kos

    Good evening, Kibitzers! I had long heard that December 16 is Beethoven's birthday. As it turns out, that's not exactly recorded anywhere, per se .


  15. And a happy birthday (#244) to Glorious LVBRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Washington Post

    Beethoven is a singularity in the history of art-a phenomenon of dazzling and disconcerting force. He not only left his mark on all subsequent composers but also molded entire institutions.


  16. Calidore: Technically strong but lacking in expressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Washington Post

    ... they more focused on blend than on individual expression. The program featured two classical works (Haydn and Beethoven) bookending a local premiere of "Entr'acte" by Caroline Shaw, an immensely gifted violinist and singer who won a Pulitzer Prize ...


  17. German duo delights at Muscat Music Series pre-launch showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Times of Oman

    ... over the world and we are really happy to have them here." The first half the concert was dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven's Cello Sonata No. 1 in F Major, Op. 5, No. 1. The piece was characteristic of the German composer, with plenty of ...


  18. Violinist Lee to perform 3 sonatasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Korea Herald

    Violinist Lee Sung-ju will present violin sonatas of Beethoven, Strauss and Franck in a recital at the IBK Chamber Hall of Seoul Arts Center on Dec. 17. Together with her longtime musical partner Oliver Kern on piano, the professor of the Korea National University of Arts will present a full program that cuts across classical, romantic and contemporary string repertoires. The concert will open with Beethoven's violin sonata "Kreutzer" and conclude with a Strauss work, Violin Sonata in E-flat, Op.18.


  19. Georgia-South Carolina performers to end APAG's 2014 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Star

    ... Kozak, cellist Ruth Berry and flutist Angela Massey. Before the era of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven, there was Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi and George Frideric Handel. This time of 'stylistically complex, even ...


  20. The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH TonightRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 |

    ... for the Arts. James Erb organized the all-volunteer Richmond Symphony Chorus in 1971 for a December performance of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, under guest conductor Robert Shaw. For 36 years, Erb continued to direct and build the Chorus to reflect ...