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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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The Romance of the Guitar

Classical Guitar Students of Allen Krantz What can take the chill out of November better than classical guitar music? Savor the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Fernando Sor, Ferdinando Carulli, and others as students of Allen Krantz  share their extraordinary talent and beautiful music with us in a cozy and intimate setting. Wednesday, November 19th 12 :00 – … Continue reading

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Great News from Naxos Music Library!

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Arguably the most extensive representation of the classical music repertoire in online streaming audio, Naxos Music Library just got even better by adding Sony Classical recordings to its offerings.  Sony Classical is the label for many legendary artists such as Joshua Bell, Lang Lang, Placido Domingo, Yo Yo Ma, Glenn Gould, Vladimir Horowitz, Leonard Bernstein, … Continue reading

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See, Hear, and Listen to Music with Classical Music in Video!

Temple University Libraries now has Classical Music in Video! See and hear the world’s top artists performing masterpieces of music in Classical Music in Video.  See  Daniel Barenboim playing Liszt’s Annees de Pelerinage , Simon Rattle conducting Carmina Burana, or Gil Shaham playing Brahms Violin Concerto. Attend masterclasses by Andras Schiff , Evelyn Glennie, Kurt Masur, or Maxim Vengerov. See interviews with legends such as Yehudi Menuhin, Iannis Xenakis, … Continue reading

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The Timeless Genius of J.S. Bach – for free!

From Margaret Loebe at Alexander Street Press   The free featured download from Classical Music Library is Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Trio Sonata No. 4, BWV 528.”   Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) was a German composer and organist, and arguably one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time. The organ sonata represents a diversion from the … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 Free Classical Download!

  From Margaret Loebe at Alexander Street Press: The free featured download from Classical Music Library is Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5, Op. 64.” Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893) was a Russian composer. He wrote his fifth symphony at the same time as “Manfred” and the opera The Queen of Spades. The three works share similar themes. This recording is … Continue reading

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Free World Music Download from Alexander Street and Smithsonian Folkways!

from Margaret Loebe, Alexander Street Press  Enjoy the delightful, summery mariachi song “Los dos amantes (The Two Lovers),” performed by Nati Cano’s Mariachi Los Camperos from the album iLlegaron Los Camperos: Nati Cano’s Mariachi Los Camperos (SFW40517). Nati Cano’s Mariachi Los Camperos brings you their solid-gold Mexican sound acclaimed by audiences at New York’s Lincoln … Continue reading

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Free Classical Music Download!

Orpheus and Euridice by Federico Cervelli (1625-1700).  (Photo credit: Wikipedia) from Margaret Loebe at Alexander Street Press: Christoph Willibald Ritter Von Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice,”   Acts 2 and 3   Our featured download from Classical Music Library is Christoph Willibald Ritter Von Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice,“ Acts 2 and 3. This album contains Acts Two and Three of the opera presented two weeks … Continue reading

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Free! World Music Download

  World Music Download from Alexander Street and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Under the Double Eagle performed by J.C. Sutphin, from the album “American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style”(SFW40037) This recording was the first bluegrass LP ever released. The reissue now contains 16 additional tracks, a total of 43 tunes played by the immortal Snuffy Jenkins and … Continue reading

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