Category Archives: Beyond the Notes

Unending Protests, Unending Music

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The Trump Presidency: A Revue Wednesday, December 2, Noon Since he announced his candidacy in 2015, Donald Trump has been a subject in music, much of it in the form of parodies, remixes, and mashups released on social media.This talk by Dr. Noriko Manabe reviews this music of the Trump presidency (mostly from the Trump Resistance) and … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration

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Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration Wednesday, October 14, Noon Join us for a celebration of beautiful songs of the Hispanic repertoire featuring music by Joaquin Rodrigo, Manuel de Falla, Jaime Leon, and Ernesto Lecuona. The performers include Savannah Whittenburg, Daniel Arboleda, Jason Garcia-Kakuk, and Stephen Acosta. This program is coordinated and produced by Daniel Arboleda. … Continue reading

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Triumph of the Human Spirit: Beethoven at 250

                    Wednesday, September 23rd, 10am-3pm Join us as Temple faculty, students, and alumni present the inspiring works of Beethoven in celebration of his 250th birthday. This performance is led and coordinated by Dr. Joyce Lindorff.  View this program at https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=68db0f32-b443-4dbe-be2c-bdb3f68e2003   (part 1) https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=451cf5b8-77ad-411c-9ff3-159fd843e8f3  (part 2)   … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: 3/18/2020 Concert, Elisabeth Jacquet de LaGuerre

The concert originally planned for 3/18/2020 of beautiful music by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre has been postponed. Stay tuned for rescheduling information. Thank you for your understanding and support. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre and the Dance Culture of Versailles   Music of Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre Wednesday, March 18th, 12:00pm … Continue reading

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Stride: The Art of James P. Johnson

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Beyond the Notes A Celebration of Stride and Novelty Piano Wednesday, February 12th, 12:00PM -12:50PM Featuring Dr. Charles Abramovic and his studio Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ As one of myriad styles falling under the rubric of jazz, stride is fundamentally an expression of the African American experience. James P. Johnson (1894-1955) pioneered … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes! Spring 2020 Season Announcement!

   Mark your calendars! Beyond the Notes announces its Spring 2020 concerts! Join us as we continue our exciting inaugural season in Temple’s beautiful new Charles Library. All concerts are free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given.             A Celebration of Stride and Novelty … Continue reading

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From the Margins to the Fore

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A Modern Reveal An Eclectic Compilation of Vocal Music by Women Composers, 1560-present Wednesday, October 30, Noon Charles Library Event Space Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Historiography has marginalized the contributions of women in many spheres of endeavor, and musical composition is no exception. Even as the names of contemporary female musicians found … Continue reading

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The Sound of History

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Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto Festival! Wednesday, October 2nd, 12:00 Noon Charles Library Event Space Presented by Dr. Joyce Lindorff with Boyer College Harpsichordists and Baroque Strings Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. More than a mere antecedent to the modern piano, the harpsichord is a keyboard string instrument with an otherworldly sound. Its metallic … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes Announces Fall 2019 Season at Charles Library!

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We are excited to announce the first season of Beyond the Notes in Temple University’s beautiful new Charles Library! Mark your calendars! J.S. BACH CONCERTO FESTIVAL! Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 12:00 Noon – 12:50pm Charles Library Event Space Presented by Dr. Joyce Lindorff with Boyer College Harpsichordists and Baroque Strings. Program: Concerto in C Major … Continue reading

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Bravos and Thank You to Beyond the Notes Artists!

Beyond the Notes, Temple University Libraries, and audiences wish to extend bravos and thank you to the artists who provided beautiful, interesting, and exciting concerts at noon in the library during the 2018-2019 year. We appreciate your talent and are grateful for your bringing live music to Paley Library!     Happy Birthday François Couperin!  … Continue reading

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