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Gospels, Spirituals, and More!

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Gospels, Spirituals, and More! with Dr. J. Donald Dumpson and Friends Wednesday, April 19th 12:00pm – 12:50pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Gospel Songs led by singers from the Arch Street Presbyterian Church Valerie Gay, soprano Markus Beam, baritone Dr. Clipper Erickson, piano Dr. Rollo Dilworth, composer, pianist Dr. Jay … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes Announces 2016-2017 Season!

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Beyond the Notes, Temple University Library’s popular and award-winning noontime concert series, announces a varied, imaginative and fun 2016-2017 season! All concerts are 12:00pm-1:00pm, Paley Library Lecture Hall. Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Violinist Millie Bai, accompanied by her sister Joy Bai, open the season with the beautiful Butterfly Lover’s Concerto. Millie will share her … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Contest!

Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate! Who was John Field? Click here to submit your answer! Remember to cite your source for more chances to win! Contest closes on Tuesday, March 15th, at 10:00pm. Good luck! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!   Find out more about the concert here!

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Beyond the Notes – Dance Performance: Celebrations

EVENT CANCELED – Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dance Celebrations performance by Kariamu Welsh has been canceled.  Beyond the Notes, Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: Kariamu Welsh and her Dance Students Celebrations Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Noon to 12:45 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Representing around 15% of the world’s population, the continent of Africa … Continue reading

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Bach to the Future Contest!

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Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: The Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz Bach to the Future: 3 Centuries of Guitar Music Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 12:00pm – 12:45pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate: How many strings does the modern classical guitar … Continue reading

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Heart and Soul: Hoagy Carmichael

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Great American Songwriter Series – John Johnson, pianist, singer, scholar Thursday, April 16, Noon to 1:00 Paley Library Lecture Hall Born in 1899 in Bloomington, Indiana, composer, pianist, singer Hoagland “Hoagy” Howard Carmichael combined his “home-town Hoosier” roots with his early passion for jazz to write some of the most well-known and beloved songs in America. … Continue reading

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Spin the Baroque! Contemporary Music for Harpsichord

  Join us for a new and refreshing lunchtime break!  Renowned harpsichordist, scholar, and beloved teacher Joyce Lindorff and her students join us at Temple University Library on Thursday, March 12th, 12-1. Although commonly associated with what we call the baroque period in music (ca. 1600-1750), the harpsichord now enjoys a rich and renewed repertoire as … Continue reading

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Extend the Romance with Rodgers & Hart!

Beyond the Notes, the phenomenal new Boyer Noontime Concert Series at Paley Library is back!  Come for a relaxing and engaging musical experience at the library, very informal. Eat lunch, meet friends, relax, and let the music delight you. Light refreshments provided. John Johnson, Temple University’s Boyer College  beloved professor of Music Theory, scholar, and … Continue reading

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The Russians are Coming! Русские идут!

  Dr. Charles Abramovic and his Sensational Students Return!   Early Russian Animated Shorts  Music by Dmitri Shostakovich   What better way to kick off a spooky weekend than with early Russian silent film and music by Shostakovich!  Screenings of The Cameraman’s Revenge (Ladislas Starewicz, 1910) and Romance with a Double Bass (Kai Hansen, 1911) will be … Continue reading

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Temple Made! Hall & Oates Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Hall & Oates – You Make My Dreams Come True Congratulations to Daryl Hall and John Oates, the renowned rock duo Hall & Oates, who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2014! Daryl Hall (Daryl Hohl, Boyer, music education, choral music) and John Oates (Communication, Journalism) met at … Continue reading

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