Classical 101 Archives For: March 27, 2015

J.S. Bach’s Great Jazz Riff

19, 2013

Jeremy Denk calls the Bach Goldberg Variations, “maniacal, in the best way” and refers to the piece as “the biggest jazz riff ever written.”

The Boston Symphony on a November Afternoon

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Symphony Hall Boston, not changed much since the 1880s.
November 19, 2013

The Boston Symphony concert was interuppted Friday afternoon, November 22, 1963