Posts Tagged ‘Carl Orff’

Jun. 07 2012

Can flash mobs save classical music?

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

Classical music fans are constantly searching for ways to introduce this wonderful art form to others. Those of us who make a living by writing, performing, teaching, or *ahem* playing the stuff on the radio tend to feel an extra sense of urgency – not only would we like to attract new fans, we want […]

Apr. 23 2012

Oh Four Tuna

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Who among us has never misheard the lyrics to a piece of music & gotten a good laugh when we found out what the real words are? Some of us – myself included – also like to make up new lyrics to familiar tunes, not that we’d ever sing them in performance. Oh, no, singers […]

Mar. 27 2012

Tuesday 03/27/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

By WBJC Programming | Posted in WBJC Evening Concert | No Comments

11:00 PM Conductor: Riccardo Muti CSO Chorus Smirnov: Space Odyssey (World Premiere) Haydn: Symphony No 89 in F Major Schubert: Symphony No 3 in D Major, D 200 Orff: Carmina Burana Related posts: Tuesday 05/22/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Thursday 05/17/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tuesday 09/11/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Nov. 12 2011

Delicious Terror

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Vocalise | No Comments

My mother’s favorite recording of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is the 1960 performance with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. She fancies tenor Rudolf Petrak’s roasting swan. As a five year old this album cover elicited delicious terror in me and so did the music! As it played, I studied the cover shivering at the […]

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