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10.01.11
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I think it is time for a major blog resurrection. Specifically meaning THIS blog. I have left it dusty and dilapidated for about a year, mainly because I suck and also because I started keeping a rather large, fancy, and
01.16.10
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This spring the Metroplitan Opera will present "The Nose", the Shostakovich opera inspired by Nikolai Gogol's 1936 short story about a man whose nose leaves his face and develops a life of its own. William Kentridge, the South African artist guiding
11.20.09
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In one of my previous posts I wondered “Where is technology taking us these days” Naxos Music Library is one of the web-sites that makes me wonder the same thing. This library, a subscription based service, is an archive of over
11.14.09
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Notes on music, by Alex Ross (link) Books and a dormant blog by the music critic of The New Yorker (link) I’ll be honest: I worship the ground that Mr. Ross walks on. I can only aspire to be anywhere near
11.02.09
Opera
by Troy
October 25th visited the New York City High Line saw the Diane Von Furstenberg store with color-changing windows saw the Assume Vivid Astro Focus exhibit at Phillips de Pury & Company via the High Line saw the Gansevoort Hotel saw the
09.27.09
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This post is part of a series we are calling “10 for 2010” in which we list 10 influential or favorite artists. This list is a personal, idiosyncratic list of 10 major musicians active in the first decade of the 21st
09.08.09
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Last month we had ‘quiet music’ as our theme of the month, executed under the skilful baton of our own Adam Scott Neal. This month we are going to concentrate on ‘2009 Anniversaries’ or maybe better-said &lsquo2009 celebrations&rsquo. What we could
06.13.09
Opera
This is an interview from Tom Service of The Guardian, Thursday 28 August 2008 http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2008/aug/28/classicalmusicandopera2 He is one of the world's greatest musicians. But has Pierre Boulez mellowed with age? Not at all, finds Tom Service, as he watches the