Wordpress Sphere

2020-06-01 00:50:05

In the last few days of my home quarantine, I am trying to learn the 2nd movement of Beethoven’s Son

AfriClassical

2020-05-31 23:11:00

NAACP: This is America 

NAACP: This is America

May 31, 2020 “It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” - James Baldwin Friend, Our oppression has reached its boiling point. The uprisings we’re witnessing in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, New York, Oakland, Washington D.C. and many other cities across the U.S. are a direct consequence of the racism, bigotry, violence, and subjugation against Black people that has festered in this country for far too long. The murder of George Floyd, and the subsequent lack of accountability by the police, has set into motion what can only be described as a moment of reckoning for our nation’s conscience. How we become the land of the free depends largely on what happens next. As we continue to advocate in memory of George Floyd, now is the time to ask ourselves, […]

Meeting in Music

2020-05-31 23:00:00

Vachon, Boulogne, Cambini: Quatuors à cordes - (Quatuor Les Adieux) 

Vachon, Boulogne, Cambini: Quatuors à cordes - (Quatuor Les Adieux)

Pierre Vachon (1731-1803)String Quartet in A minor, Op. 5 No. 1 (1772)Joseph Boulogne (1739-1799)String Quartet in G minor, Op. 14 No. 6 (1781)Giuseppi Maria Cambini (1746-1825) String Quartet in G minor, Book 18 No. 2 (1783-85)String Quartet in F major, Book 20 No. 6 (1783-85)Quatuor Les Adieux(Period Instruments)Auvidis Valois V 4761 (1996) [Flac & Scans]

Norman Lebrecht - Slipped disc

2020-05-31 22:57:33

The Slipped Disc daily comfort zone (77): God’s behind the tree 

Chava Alberstein taught me emotional survivor skills in the songs she selected and the way she performed them. A child...

The Slipped Disc daily comfort zone (77): God’s behind the tree

Norman Lebrecht - Slipped disc

2020-05-31 22:47:31

Maestro, 92, signs on to record two symphonic cycles 

Maestro, 92, signs on to record two symphonic cycles

Herbert Blomstedt, in an engaging conversation with Alan Gilbert, announced that he he committed to record two set of symphonies...

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2020-05-31 21:24:04

The pianist livestreamed “Vexations,” a solo of four lines repeated 840 times, to evoke the crisis f

parterre box

2020-05-31 20:57:13

Salome 

Salome

Karita Mattila‘s legendary interpretation in a performance from the Met on October 11, 2008.

Wordpress Sphere

2020-05-31 20:48:43

The Idumea Quartet blend together traditional and Appalachian folk music. “Falls Of Richmond / Grub

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