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Big grants for Ananya and Rosy Simas Danse; classical music blooms in August - MinnPost

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Big grants for Ananya and Rosy Simas Danse; classical music blooms in August
MinnPost
Remember when classical music in Minnesota fell silent after Sommerfest? Today we have not one but three classical music festivals to choose from. Co-founded by cellist Scott Lykins and colleagues from the Eastern School of Music, the Lakes Area Music ...

Bath Time Lessoning No. 1

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Kacey Musgraves

Bath Time Lessoning No. 1
Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material (Mercury Nashville; 2015)
Nov. 27, 2015

If visceral responses at times convey as much as verbal cues, and sometimes more, then tonight's soak, by turns rowdy and mellow, provides further confirmation that Kacey Musgraves is the real thing.

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The above text was the first post in a series I've been sharing on Facebook for the last year and a half: an ongoing observation of my daughter's responses to music played for her at bath time. At the time, the designated listener was one year and nine months old.

As her reactions have grown more detailed, sophisticated, and entertaining, numerous friends have urged me to compile, preserve, and share these posts. So, here's where it began. More to come… watch this space.

Santa Monica Symphony Roiled by Conservative Guest Conductor - New York Times

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Santa Monica Symphony Roiled by Conservative Guest Conductor
New York Times
While Mr. Prager is not a trained conductor, he is a classical music aficionado, and has been a guest conductor for a number of orchestras in Southern California, including the Brentwood Westwood Symphony Orchestra. In 1994, he took to the stage at the ...

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Bath Time Lessoning, Nov. 27, 2015.

Night After Night - Steve Smith -

Kacey Musgraves

If visceral responses at times convey as much as verbal cues, and sometimes more, then tonight's soak, by turns rowdy and mellow, provides further confirmation that Kacey Musgraves is the real thing.

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The above text was the first post in a series I've been sharing on Facebook for the last year and a half: an ongoing observation of my daughter's responses to music played for her at bath time. As her reactions have grown more detailed, sophisticated, and entertaining, numerous friends have urged me to compile, preserve, and share these posts.

So, here's where it all began. More to come.

Women composers in classical music you might not have heard - The Daily Progress

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Women composers in classical music you might not have heard
The Daily Progress
The organization has since spawned an ensemble, a record label, and summer festival, as well as the annual marathon; and all three composers have become elder statesmen of what's been termed alt-classical music. Wolfe, 58, won a Pulitzer Prize in 2015 ...

Classical music will help prevent crime at notorious London estate ... - Classic FM

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Indian Classical Music Still Resonates In Space As NASA's Mission Voyager 2 Enters Its 40th Year - Swarajya

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Indian Classical Music Still Resonates In Space As NASA's Mission Voyager 2 Enters Its 40th Year
Swarajya
Indian classical music continues to resonate in space, 11 billion miles away from the Earth, forty years after America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched Voyager-2. The spacecraft, launched on 20 August 1977, has a 2-inch ...
40 years of Voyager-2: Indian music still resonates in spaceTimes of India

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Can Classical Music Help Fight Crime? Scotland Yard Certainly Hopes So - NDTV

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Can Classical Music Help Fight Crime? Scotland Yard Certainly Hopes So
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Adam Weber, a 23-year-old constable in-charge of law and order on the Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham, was inspired by the idea of classical music as a crime-fighting tool following a pilot scheme to pipe music into 40 London underground stations ...

Classical music lovers flood Inner Harbour for Symphony Splash - Times Colonist

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Classical music lovers flood Inner Harbour for Symphony Splash
Times Colonist
Classical music fans are already flooding the Inner Harbour for Victoria's biggest outdoor event. An estimated 40,000 people fill the Inner Harbour to watch the Victoria Symphony and special guests like the Naden Band perform on a floating barge.
Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbourCBC.ca

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Gateways Music Festival celebrates black composers, players - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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Gateways Music Festival celebrates black composers, players
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Coming up this week is a Rochester staple festival celebrating a community of people rich with culture and a resounding artistic identity. The Gateways Music Festival, a celebration of peoples of African heritage in classical music, will bring together ...

Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbour - CBC.ca

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Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbour
CBC.ca
Christian Kluxen, music director of the Victoria Symphony Splash, said performing classical music on the waterfront in the open air helps bring it alive for a wider audience. "It's an event where we can say that classical music doesn't grow old slowly ...

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Clarinetist from York County releases classical CD 'Paris, mon amour' - Daily Press

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Clarinetist from York County releases classical CD 'Paris, mon amour'
Daily Press
Coats, a native of York County, said she found her love of classical music “a bit later in life,” after she started studying music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She said her interest in understanding music started much earlier. “I ...

Surprise Fireworks: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube - New York Times

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Surprise Fireworks: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
New York Times
Members of So Percussion at Lincoln Center, from left: Adam Sliwinski, Josh Quillen, Eric Cha-Beach and Jason Treuting.CreditMichelle V. Agins/The New York Times. In addition to writing reviews, features and news during the week, our critics and ...

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