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Aug. 21 2016

Perchance to Stream: Books, Dirty Looks Edition

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Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. After clicking to an audio or video stream, you may need to press the “Play” button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.
The Vienna Philharmonic performs Strauss’s Die Liebe der Danae at the Salzburg Festival, with Franz Welser Möst conducting a cast

Aug. 21 2016

Playlist: Aug/21/16

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8:30 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — Eight Waltes from film music Conductor: Thomas SanderlingEnsemble: Russian Philharmonic OrchestraDG/Archiv, 4776111 7:32 PM Elmer Bernstein — The Magnificent Seven: Conductor: James SedaresEnsemble: Phoenix SymphonyKoch Intl., 7222 7:16 PM Ennio Morricone — Sergio Leone Suite Conductor: Ennio MorriconeEnsemble: Roma Sinfonietta OrchestraYo-Yo Ma, celloCBS/Sony, 93456 7:05 PM Dmitri Tiomkin — Gunfight […]

Aug. 20 2016

Book of the Day: Booked, by Kwame Alexander

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Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today’s Book of the Day is Booked.

Aug. 20 2016

Playlist: Aug/20/16

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8:56 PM Gerald Finzi — Earth and Air and Rain Stephen Varcoe, baritoneClifford Benson, pianoHyperion, 66161 8:43 PM Johannes Brahms — 5 lieder Opus: 94Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritonJames Levine, pianoDG/Archiv, 4796044 8:37 PM Francis Poulenc — Les chemins de l’amour-Valse chantee Felicity Lott, sopranoThe Songmakers AlmanacHyperion, 66147 8:27 PM Maurice Ravel — Piano Concerto Key: GEnsemble: […]

Aug. 19 2016

Who Needs Sets or Fancy Costumes for These Mozart Operas?

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Our chief classical music critic on the Mostly Mozart Festival’s concert performances of “Idomeneo” and “Così Fan Tutte.”

Aug. 19 2016

Got a Classic Piece? Here Comes the Sequel.

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Composers are now often asked to respond to an old master’s work with one of their own. Not everyone is happy with the growing practice.

Aug. 19 2016

Does Mozart Defy the Limits of Dance? Mark Morris Begs to Differ.

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Mr. Morris’s “Mozart Dances,” which tackles music many choreographers would rather avoid, returns to the Mostly Mozart Festival.

Aug. 19 2016

Playlist: Aug/19/16

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11:50 PM Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 6 Key: aConductor: Sir Charles MackerrasEnsemble: BBC Philharmonic OrchestraBBC, 251 11:27 PM Jean Gilles — Requiem Conductor: Philippe HerrewegheEnsemble: Orch de la Chapelle Royaleand ChorusAgnes Mellon, sopranoHoward Crook, tenorHerve Lamy, tenorPeter Kooy, bassHarm Mundi, 901341 11:20 PM Anton Bruckner — Prelude and Fuge Key: cJohn Scott Whiteley, organPriory, […]

Aug. 18 2016

Classical Music Listings for Aug. 19-25

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A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.

Aug. 18 2016

Interview with Mystery Writer Stephen Kelly

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Tyler Mendelsohn interviews Stephen Kelly, who will read at The Ivy on August 24 at 7PM:

Read our interview with local author and mystery novelist Stephen Kelly!

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