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#ClassicsaDay #SovietaDay Week 3

For May 2018, some of us contributing to #ClassicsaDay decided to mark May Day. Reason enough to post works by Soviet composers. I decided to go a little farther with my #SovietaDay posts and concentrate on Soviet prize winners. Here are the posts I shared for week 3....

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#ClassicsaDay #SovietaDay Week 2

For May 2018, some of us contributing to #ClassicsaDay decided to mark May Day. Reason enough to post works by Soviet composers. I decided to go a little farther with my #SovietaDay posts and concentrate on Soviet prize winners. Here are the posts I shared for week 2....

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Quattro Mani Restructure Piano Duo Concept

The new release from the Quattro Mani is aptly titled "Re-Structures." Steven Beck and Susan Grace restructure the concept of a piano duo, making it more of a keyboard duo. And that's an important distinction. The program features works for two pianos as bookends....

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#ClassicsaDay #SovietaDay Week 1

For May 2018, some of us contributing to #ClassicsaDay decided to mark May Day. Reason enough to post works by Soviet composers. I decided to go a little farther with my #SovietaDay posts and concentrate on Soviet prize winners.  Here are the posts I shared for week...

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Seattle Symphony Shines with George Perle

George Perle didn't come to orchestral composition until fairly late in his career. But as this new album shows, it was worth the wait. Maestro Morlot and the Seattle Symphony deliver strong, sure-footed performances. If you've never experienced Perle's music before,...

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#ClassicsaDay #PoetryMonth Week 4

What's the connection between classical music and classic poetry? That was theme some of us decided to explore with #ClassicsaDay. For April 2018 we posted examples of settings of poetry in classical music, works inspired by poetry, and more. Here's an annotated list...

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#ClassicsaDay #PoetryMonth Week 3

What's the connection between classical music and classic poetry? That was theme some of us decided to explore with #ClassicsaDay. For April 2018 we posted examples of settings of poetry in classical music, works inspired by poetry, and more. Here's an annotated list...

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