Claire Chase Ironically, the first concert of flutist Claire Chase’s reign as Richard and Barbara Debs Creative Chair at Carnegie Hall in the 2022-23 season focuses on a dead composer. In honor of the groundbreaking composer and accordionist Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016), on January 21, 2023 Chase and friends perform an all-Oliveros concert. In addition to…

Carnegie Hall: Highlights of contemporary music in the 2022-2023 season —

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♫ 12 Tone Music Newsletter ~ by Mike Overly 09/15/2022 — 12tonemusic

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) was a German composer, music theorist, teacher, violist and conductor. Bernhard Billeter (Zurich, July 26, 1936) is a Swiss organist, pianist and musicologist.

Hindemith: Suite 1922, Op.26 No. 2 – “Shimmy” – Bernhard Billeter, 1960 – MHS OR H-423/424 — davidhertzberg

The Prom on August 26 was presented by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and their conductor, Nicholas Collon, joined by violinist Pekka Kuusisto. The program opened with La Mer by Debussy, which was given an extremely shaped and nuanced and always beautiful sounding performance. It was followed by Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending in a…

The Proms Ades et al, Public Service Broadcasting, Aretha Franklin —

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The Importance of Registering Copyright for Today’s Songwriters — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

Intrada II – Melchior Franck (0:00)Praeambulum In F; Canzona In F – Heinrich Scheidemann (1:32)Motet “Herr, Wenn Ich Nur Dich Habe,” SWV 280 – Heinrich Schütz (7:10)Four Pieces From “Octo Tonorum Melodiae” (Nos. 1, 2, 7, 3) – Thomas Stoltzer (9:55)Two Galliardes – Pierre Attaingnant Three Courtly Masquing Ayres (Nos. 9, 1, 2) – John…

Renaissance Music for Brass: Schutz, Gabrieli, Frescobaldi (1962) Gabriel Masson – Nonesuch H-71111 — davidhertzberg

In 1998 I have bought Jim Adkins’ debut album Just Chillin and was deeply impressed by his guitar music. Twenty four years later I renew my knowledge about this guitar maestro with his album Soul Expression (2022). In between, there have been such great albums as Turning Point (2001), License To Play (2004), City Streets (2008), and The Journey (2015). His latest album contains one cover version, […]

Jim Adkins – Soul Expression — Smooth Jazz Daily

Murray Wall, irreplaceable musician and man, moved to another neighborhood last month. Here is my first posting in his honor. There will be more. When dear and memorable people leave the planet, we don’t stop missing them in a few weeks, a few years, ever. Their absence is palpable, as was their singular presence. Murray […]

LOVE-NOTES FROM MURRAY WALL, CONTINUED: JON-ERIK KELLSO, SCOTT ROBINSON, JOE COHN (Cafe Bohemia, January 30, 2020) — JAZZ LIVES

Henk Badings (1907-1987)Concert voor fagot, contrafagot en harmonieorkest in C “In memoriam Paul Hindemith” (1964)William Buchman, bassoonLewis Kirk, double bassoonDePaul Wind Ensemble Conductor: Donald DeRoche.Henk Badings was a Dutch composer. Born of Dutch parents in Java, he went to the Netherlands in 1915 as an orphan. His wish to follow a musical career met with…

Henk Badings – Concerto for bassoon, contrabassoon and concert band ‘In memoriam Paul Hindemith’ — Dutch Composers

Pacific Symphony teamed with Performances Magazine to bring all summer concert program books online and easily accessible through your mobile device. This convenient new way to view the concert information brings you front row and center for such incredible performances as Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert and Tchaikovsky Spectacular at FivePoint Amphitheatre […]

We’ve Gone Digital! — The Pacific Symphony Blog

An in-depth 30-minute talk with Maestro John Williams by Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter held during the 90th Birthday celebrations in Washington, D.C.

John Williams In Conversation with Deborah Rutter (Video) — The Legacy of John Williams

Ruddy Alcantara was born in the Dominican Republic on April 13, 1985, his musical training began at the age of 9 as a church pianist. years later he became part of recognized local and international bands. He began to study bass after having migrated from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana in 2006 where he later […]

Ruddy Alcantara – On The Way — Smooth Jazz Daily

Bolesław Woytowicz (5 December 1899 – 11 June 1980) was a Polish pianist and composer.Biography here: https://bn.org.pl/chopin/index.php/en/pianists/bio/26

Chopin: Etude in F major Op. 25 No. 3 – Bolesław Woytowicz, 1959 – Muza SXL 0064 — davidhertzberg

John Philip Sousa When I taught elementary general music, one of the objectives for Grade 1 was to be able to recognize march music. So, of course, we practiced conducting in cut time, and marched to the music of John Philip Sousa. He was quite a character, and my students enjoyed hearing about his life. […]

John Philip Sousa, All-American Composer — ARHtistic License

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♫ 12 Tone Music Newsletter ~ by Mike Overly 07/28/2022 — 12tonemusic

The first draft of the new cello piece went out to D. Scot Williams who commissioned it. Seven and a half minutes of music exploring all registers of the instrument, various sound colors, articulations, and contrasting moods and tempos. Now for the exciting part of having Scot impart life into my blueprint. Also preparing for […]

New Music for Cello Solo — Music Well – Dosia McKay, Composer, Painter, Writer

L-R: Organists Todd Wilson, Anna Lapwood, and Christopher Houlihan. Pacific Symphony’s Pedals & Pipes series is back! This 2022-23 season features acclaimed organists Todd Wilson, described by The Plain Dealer as the “fabulous virtuoso with fleet feet,” Anna Lapwood, known by fans as the “TikTok Organist,” and Christopher Houlihan, named one of The Diapason’s “20 […]

PEDALS & PIPES SERIES SHOWCASES GIFTED ORGAN VIRTUOSOS — The Pacific Symphony Blog

Japanese smooth jazz saxophonist Michiyo Kitagawa has released a new EP, featuring 3 new tracks. Roberto Vally was in charge of the production of this EP. Michiyo is joined on the beautiful, “mellow” title track by Mark Etheredge on piano, Rhodes and strings; by Roberto Vally on bass, drums, percussion and additional keyboards; and by […]

Michiyo Kitagawa – The Sun Still Smiles — Smooth Jazz Daily

Praeludium (0:00)Allemande (1:50)Corrente (3:23)Sarabande (4:39)Menuet I (8:52)Menuet II (10:39)Gigue (12:36)

Bach: Partita No. 1 in B flat Major BWV 825 – Jorg Demus, 1949 – Remington RLP -199-25 — davidhertzberg

____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Editor’s Note: Yep, this group of chamber singers is from my alma mater a few years back. I was a chamber singer there in the 1980’s and vocalizing this music is one of my passions! NOW (No Other Way) is the moment to participate in your true passion, and then BE in… Quantum Joy! […]

“Angele Dei” by Susan LaBarr ~ July 12, 2022 — Rose Rambles…