Friday, May 24, 2013
Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins Born May 25, 1849; 'The Ballad of Blind Tom' is on Elton John's album 'The Diving Board' due out in September 2013
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'L'Académie has been able to share the healing joy of music with roughly 100 people each week at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute'
"If I can make a 6 year-old girl smile, I've done my job." ~Principal gamba player Andrew Arceci
"Lunch can wait, the patients can wait. I don't know much about music,
but THIS is EVERYTHING." ~visiting physician from Brigham and Women's
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Thursday, May 23, 2013
NPR Presents 'Imani Winds: Tiny Desk Concert' with Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring' performed as 'an epic in miniature'
Selections from The Rite of Spring:
- Augurs of Spring
- Dances of the Young Girls
- Ritual of Abduction
- Spring Rounds
- Dance of the Earth
- Sacrificial Dance: The Chosen One
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(Photo: New Journal & Guide Online)
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Orlando Chamber Soloists, Including Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Perform 'Scottish Airs and Fantasy' at Piccolo Spoleto Festival 3 PM May 24, 2013
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Chicago Sinfonietta's "City-Scapes," June 9 including 'Shards of Serenity' of Jonathan Bailey Holland
On May 4, 2013 AfriClassical posted: Chicago Sinfonietta Concludes 25th Season With 'City-Scapes' Including 'Shards of Serenity' of Jonathan Bailey Holland June 8 & 9, 2013
Single tickets range from $26 to $50 for the Chicago Sinfonietta at Symphony Center, with special $10 pricing available for students. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Chicago Sinfonietta at 312-236-3681 ext. 2 or online at www.chicagosinfonietta.org.
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Dr. Eric Conway of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland writes:
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'Symphony No. 1 in E Minor' of Florence B. Price can be purchased from 'A-R Editions, Music of the United States of America'
MUSA: Music of the United States of America, Vol. 19
Florence Price: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3
Edited by Rae Linda Brown and Wayne Shirley
(Provided by Janet Harper, Reference Librarian, CBMR)
is profiled atAfriClassical.com
, which features a comprehensive Works List and a Bibliography by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma,www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com
.Yesterday a visitor to AfriClassical.com asked where the Symphony No. 1 in E Minor of Florence B. Price can be purchased.
Comment by email:
Bill, Thanks for the entry and for giving us credit. The attachment is a scan of thecover of the score that you may use if you want to. People are very visual. Though you say it is purchasing information for the score, your readers may still think it is purchasing info for the CD. Janet [Janet Harper, Reference Librarian, CBMR]
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I'm a member of the Washington Men's Camerata - how can we engage young singers to champion repertoire of Langston Hughes among others?
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
www.jessiemontgomery.com, since 2008, when she was a violinist in the Providence String Quartet. That same year, we heard a YouTube video of a composition she wrote and performed with the group, Strum.
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