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Max Tan: Science scholar with a passion for music
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Lightbulb moment: “I really wanted to do music when I was 3 or 4, but I started out as a pianist, and I switched to violin when I was age 9. But I don't think I felt super-passionate about music until maybe my teenage years. So I'm not quite sure when …

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Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra gets brassy with trumpets
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When most people ponder classical music and symphony orchestras, they think of violins and cellos, pianos and basses. That's natural, because much of the traditional classical repertoire prominently features those instruments. In fact, though, there …

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All-classical music station WQED reduces its staff | TribLIVE
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Pittsburgh's only all-classical music station WQED-FM announced two staff cuts and reduced air time for local radio hosts as its parent company, WQED Multimedia, tries to rebound from years of inconsistent funding. President …

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'More alternative rock musicians steeped in classical music than …
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That's the view of Sony Classical Senior VP Chuck Mitchell, who's pushing ahead with a prog-rock version of Rite of Spring. It also seems to be the view at DG, where Bryce Dessner is cutting an album and Olafur Arnalds has …

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PBS to Air Program on the Benedictines of Mary Album 'Lent at Ephesus' (De …
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The new album, released on February 11 by De Montfort Music/Decca, features chants, intricate harmonies and rousing hymns of glory and redemption. The album's extremely strong opening week came after months in which the top classical CD barely sold …

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Christodoulos Halaris   – Byzantine Secular Classical Music
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Xristódulos Xálaris – Byzantine Secular Classical Music VOLUME I CD 1 1. Work by Chryssafis, the “lampadarios”: Pleasant, sweet, instrumental and pagan. Four…

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Christodoulos Halaris   – Byzantine Secular Classical Music
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Xristódulos Xálaris – Byzantine Secular Classical Music VOLUME I CD 1 1. Work by Chryssafis, the “lampadarios”: Pleasant, sweet, instrumental and pagan. Four…

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Christian Classical Music
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Praise the Lord! I decided to make a video featuring my favorite hymns in classical music form as well as my favorite pictures. The featured songs are: Ancie…

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Royal Northern Sinfonia, Bloch, The Sage Gateshead
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… right in such a classically-orientated programme – presumably a nod to Classic FM's ongoing support of the orchestra. Leader Bradley Creswick refused to linger, and Bloch's sympathetic, unfussy direction let the music speak without a trace of …

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