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Just for a moment, imagine some of Bach’s harpsichord music, maybe an upbeat prelude or fugue from his Well-Tempered Clavier. Hear the soft yet steely twang of he harpsichord as it weaves a tapestry of never-ending melodies. Now, take a listen to electroacoustic composer Damian Catera‘s take on Bach in a promo featuring selections from [...]
Monday Morning Round-up: Nigel Kennedy accuses fellow violinists of destroying Bach’s legacy, have virtuosos become a dime-a-dozen? and departures at the Philadelphia Orchestra threaten the “Philadelphia Sound”
Ensemble Sonnerie’s Grammy-Nominated Bach album substitutes an oboe in the solo role for Bach’s Orchestral Suite in A minor, BWV 1067, a spot typically reserved for the flute.
Today’s Classical Haiku is for Telemann, a composer of beautiful music who – perhaps unjustly, but who said the world was fair? – will forever be compared with Bach.
Artists like cellist Dale Henderson are taking classical repertoire out of the performance hall and into to the subway.
Review of classical pianist James Rhodes latest album “Now Would All Freudians Please Stand Aside.”
An inveterate snacker, WOSU’s Jennifer Hambrick serves up a menu of musical tributes to food and cooking.
It’s hard to believe now, but Johann Sebastian Bach’s music was not well known to the general public for nearly 70 years after his death. In 1829 Felix Mendelssohn began the Bach revival that never ended.
Musician Robert Tiso’s performs an interesting variation on the much-played Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D, BWV 565.