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The Prince and The Elephant

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              The Prince and the Elephant Wednesday, March 24th, Noon  EDT. Tune in to hear two narrated stories by Oscar Wilde and Jean de Brunhoff, with music by Liza Lehmann and Francis Poulenc. Professor Charles Abramovic and his Boyer College of Music and Dance students will provide the piano … 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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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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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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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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The Classical Guitar: its Evolution and Appreciation by Italian Greats

Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz Wednesday, February 27th, Noon Temple University Paley Library Lecture Hall Free and open to the public Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. The guitar, currently a mainstay of popular music, has a l ong history and wealth of literature preceding its use in rock bands and college dorm rooms. … Continue reading

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William Bolcom: Wide-Ranging Influences, Theatricality, and Fun

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Cabaret Songs and Piano Rags by William Bolcom Featuring faculty artists Charles Abramovic, Lawrence Indik, and Cara Latham Wednesday, February 6th 12:00-12:50pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given.   Like many other American composers who studied composition in universities in the middle of the 20th century, William Bolcom began his … Continue reading

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Temple University Percussion Ensemble: watch, consider, enjoy!

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Temple University Percussion Ensemble Phillip O’Banion, Director Wednesday, December 5th 12:00pm – 12:50pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Watching a percussion ensemble can be unlike watching any other type of concert! For one thing, there is the physicality of seeing musicians move around between instruments. While we often think … Continue reading

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