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3quarksdaily: Classical music in America is dead
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Classical music has been circling the drain for years, of course. There's little doubt as to the causes: the fingernail grip of old music in a culture that venerates the new; new classical music that, in the words of Kingsley Amis, …

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Ethiopian classical Music
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Ethiopian classical Music.

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Paris di Jean Béraud  French Painter   Michel Block Classical Music
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Jean Béraud (January 12, 1849 — October 4, 1935) was a French Impressionist painter and commercial artist noted for his paintings of Parisian life during th…

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Announcing the 2014 Music Educator Award Call for Entries
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In April 2013, San Francisco Classical Voice announced the inaugural Music Educator Award. In conjucntion with that award, our winner choral teather Todd Wedge was entered into the running for the Grammy Foundation's Music Educator Award, also in its …

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The Misread City: The Life and Death of Classical Music
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So I'm well aware that many of us – who love music, reading, and visual art, and don't quite understand why other people don't share our ardor – will reject or ignore this Slate story about the “death” of classical music.

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Great Classical Music Composers pt. 10
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Part 10 of a 15-part series featuring excerpts from music by the greatest composers of classical music. This is an expanded version of the original keonepax …

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Japanese violin soloist Goto takes home Grammy Award
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Jiji Press LOS ANGELES (Jiji Press)—A classical music album featuring Japanese violinist Midori Goto won a Grammy Award in the 56th annual ceremony for the prestigious music awards on Sunday. The album, “Hindemith: Violinkonzert; Symphonic …

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ArtsJournal – Classical Music Dying? It Isn't A Very Sound Argument
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“The most exciting music being created today is not the product of a single compositional aesthetic or the work of just one segment of the population. (Pick your prejudice and throw it away.) It cannot be contained …

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Classical Music Clip Challenge
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Can you name the famous pieces of classical music from these sound clips? Visit http://www.sporcle.com/games/Saulmeister/classical_music_clips for the answers.

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