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Jul. 20 2016

Playlist: Jul/20/16

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10:44 PM Robert Schumann — Marchenbilder Opus: 113Karen Dreyfus, violaRobert McDonald, pianoBridge, 9016 10:27 PM Mikhail Glinka — Russlan and Ludmilla: Dances (Act 3) Conductor: Evgeny SvetlanovEnsemble: USSR Symphony OrchestraMelodiya, 1000166 10:02 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Opus: 43Conductor: Yuri TemirkanovEnsemble: Saint Petersburg PhilharmonicDmitri Alexeev, pianoRCA/BMG, 62710 9:58 PM Modest […]

Jul. 19 2016

Not Even Plácido Domingo Can Say No to ‘Mozart in the Jungle’

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Mr. Domingo is the latest classical star to shoot a cameo for the Amazon show at a time when TV opportunities for artists have dried up.

Jul. 19 2016

Book(s) of the Day: Three Tor.com Novellas

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Over the past several months, spec fic internet juggernaut Tor.com has begun publishing novellas, some by established masters of the genre and some by up-and-coming authors. Diverse in tone and sub-genre, the series offers something for everyone. Here are three that particularly struck my fancy.

Today’s Books of the Day are three Tor.com novellas.

Jul. 19 2016

Playlist: Jul/19/16

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10:49 PM Felix Mendelssohn — Three Fantasies Opus: 16Valerie Tryon,pianoAPR, 5595 10:06 PM Leo Delibes — Sylvia: Act 1 Conductor: Richard BonyngeEnsemble: New Philharmonia OrchestraLondon, 425475 9:54 PM Franz von Suppe — Poet and Peasant Overture Conductor: Sir Thomas BeechamEnsemble: Royal Philharmonic OrchestraAngel/EMI, 63407 9:26 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — String Quartet No.15 Key: dEnsemble: […]

Jul. 18 2016

Ivy Bestsellers – July 18, 2016

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Anne Tyler remains at #1 on our bestseller list, and once again has two titles on the list.

Vinegar Girl, by Anne Tyler

Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley

A Little Life, by Hanya Yanigahara

The Black Widow, by Daniel Silva

Anne Tyler tops our bestseller list once again!

Jul. 18 2016

Ken-David Masur, Back at Tanglewood, Feels His Father’s Spirit

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Mr. Masur conducted the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood on Saturday, filling in for Christoph von Dohnanyi.

Jul. 18 2016

Playlist: Jul/18/16

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10:35 PM Luigi Cherubini — String Quartet No. 5 (1835) Key: FEnsemble: HausmusikCPO, 999949 10:05 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Piano Concerto No. 1 Key: COpus: 15Conductor: Alexandre RabinovitchEnsemble: Orch. della Svizzera ItalianaMartha Argerich, pianoDG/Archiv, 4794647 9:55 PM Michael W. Balfe — The Bohemian Girl: Overture Conductor: Arthur FiedlerEnsemble: Boston Pops OrchestraRCA/BMG, 68793 9:38 PM […]

Jul. 17 2016

Perchance to Stream: Almost 13th Anniversary 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.
Schubert’s Winterreise, performed last month by baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber, at the Schubertiade

Jul. 17 2016

Playlist: Jul/17/16

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8:32 PM John Field — Piano Concerto No.5 Key: CConductor: David HaslamEnsemble: Northern SinfoniaBenjamin Frith,pianoNaxos, 8554221 8:03 PM Felix Mendelssohn — Symphony No. 4 Key: AOpus: 90Conductor: Herbert BlomstedtEnsemble: San Francisco SymphonyLondon, 4780103 7:54 PM Stanley Myers — Cavatina from “The Deer Hunter” Conductor: John WilliamsEnsemble: Studio OrchestraJohn Williams, guitarCBS/Sony, 89141 7:33 PM John Williams […]

Jul. 16 2016

Book of the Day: A Hungry Lion, or a Dwindling Assortment of Animals, by Lucy Ruth Cummins

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Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today’s Book of the Day is A Hungry Lion.

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