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#ClassicsaDay #ClassicalSummer Week 3

It was a busy summer for the Classics a Day team. In June, we marked African-American Music Appreciation Month. In July we celebrated national holidays in the U.S. and  Canada. So that just left August to have a summer theme. For my part, I chose to choose anything...

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Lalande Grands Motets Evoke Grandeur

Michel-Richard de Lalande was a contemporary of Jean-Baptiste Lully and François Couperin. Like them, he served at the court of Louis XIV. Lalande's strength was composing grand motets; elegant, extravagant, grand music suited for the Royal Chapel at Versailles. This...

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#ClassicsaDay #SummerClassics Weeks 1 and 2

It was a busy summer for the Classics a Day team. In June, we marked African-American Music Appreciation Month. In July we celebrated national holidays in the U.S. and  Canada. So that just left August to have a summer theme. For my part, I chose to choose anything...

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Pianist Jinghu Zhao Launches Carl Czerny Series

Now, this is an ambitious recording project. Carl Czerny wrote over 1,000 works -- a substantial portion for solo piano. If you still collect CDs, you might want to clear a shelf for this series. Volume one features five works, only one an entirely original Czerny...

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