Classical 101 Archives For: May 6, 2014

Bach and Rodrigo for Two Guitars On Fretworks

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Amadeus Guitar Duo
3:00PM
March 15, 2013

On the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7, we’ll have some impressive guitar playing from the Amadeus Duo.  Dale Kavanagh and Thomas Kirchhoff will present a two guitar arrangement of one of the pinnacles of the violin repertoire, the Chaconne from J. S. Bach’s Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor. The Concierto Madrigal for 2 [...]

Music for a Pope

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Pope Marcellus II (1555) a three week Pontificate inspired some great music.
11:41AM
March 15, 2013

The Vatican has inspired musicians for 1,000 years. Here are a look at two sacred works.

Musical Instruments May Soon Need Their Own Passport

6:00AM
March
15, 2013

Maybe qualifying for a cello passport, for instance, would require them to carry a special harness designed to attach to the aircraft seat. If you can buy a special harness to strap your pet into a car, why not your Strad?