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Music for the ballet is our feature on this week’s An English Pastorale with music by Edward Elgar, Arnold Bax and Constant Lambert. Edward Elgar’s The Sanguine Fan was written in 1917 for a performance in support of war charity. The light plot of the ballet was taken from the scenario depicted on a sylvan […]
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After four years of some of the most unique orchestra music in the world, Spring for Music wrapped up this past May in New York City’s Carnegie Hall. We’ll bring you highlights from the series (see below) June 2-6 at 8pm. Monday: Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot, Music Director JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Become Ocean (NY Premiere) […]
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The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Louisville brought highlights from their recent production of the rarely-heard The Sorcerer and popular HMS Pinafore to Classical 90.5 for Lunchtime Classics. Listen to the entire program below.
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“Your music has struck a fibre in my being, which is beyond analysis, but which I feel is the truest and noblest chord that has yet been souned in our art.” -Letter from Granville Bantock to Frederick Delius Granville Bantock was an influential musical force in Great Britain, both in and behind the music scene. […]
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Vaughan Williams – Symphony No. 6 Arthur Bliss – Colour Symphony Edward Elgar – Symphony No. 2 William Walton – Symphony No. 2 Charles Stanford – Symphony No. 6 On An English Pastorale this week, we’ll explore several symphonies by Englishman written in the 20th century. William Walton (PHOTO) wrote his second symphony in 1959-60. […]
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There are more similarities between baroque music and jazz than you might imagine. Jack Ashworth talks about these connections, the famous La Folia variations, and plays Scarlatti and Gismonti. Jack Ashworth joins Cléa Galhano and Brent Wissick for an Arts on the Corner concert at Highland Presbyterian Church on May 18, 2014 at 3pm.
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Although the cello received the attention of composers like Antonio Vivaldi and Joseph Haydn in the 1700′s, the instrument wasn’t popularly utilized as a solo instrument in Great Britain until the Victorian age and later. Cyril Scott was a master of musical miniatures, blending late Romanticism with hints of Impressionism. The extraordinary Pastoral and Reel […]
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The Metropolitan Opera wraps up its Saturday Matinee broadcasts for the season, this Saturday at 1pm, with Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella). Opera will continue on Saturday’s with Lyric Opera of Chicago and other productions from around the country. (Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)
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We can all agree that Felix Mendelssohn did us a huge favor by reviving an interest in Bach. Now it’s his turn, as scholars have uncovered a song after it being lost for 140 years.
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