Classical Masters Discussions (16)

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Hindemith, Mathias Grunewald, the Nazis, &c.

When I was a bachelor at a church-subsidized school in North Texas our resident ballet instructor, David Preston, got together with the un…

Started by James M. Martin

0 Jul 4, 2012

Virtual Choir 3.0 - Water Night

Words may not suffice here.  The average choir may be ... what?  Thirty, maybe 50 for a medium ensemble, and a large orchestra chorus might…

Started by Loren Miller

1 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Tony Carroll

For Christopher...

I sometimes like to think I have a way with words here and there.  Today, having learned of the death of Christopher Hitchens, I find the w…

Started by Loren Miller

2 Dec 16, 2011
Reply by Loren Miller

Is Music Dangerous?

It was a few years ago when I attended a Cleveland Orchestra concert which included Dmitri Shostakovich’s Fourth Symphony.  Up to that time…

Started by Loren Miller

3 Aug 10, 2011
Reply by Loren Miller

Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir - Lux Aurumque

When is a choir not a choir ... yet still a choir? When is an ensemble not assembled, yet is assembled? Ask Eric Whitacre. Some time back…

Started by Loren Miller

3 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Loren Miller

Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 2.0 - *** UPDATED ***

On 7 April, 2011, Eric Whitacre will release his latest Virtual Choir project, with the performance of his work, "Sleep."  This project inv…

Started by Loren Miller

0 Apr 5, 2011

The Playlist Vault of Classical Masters on A|N

Archive of featured playlists on Classical Masters.

Started by Roy The Infidel

9 Sep 22, 2010
Reply by Roy The Infidel

The OTHER Side of Eric Whitacre

Certainly, there is "Water Night," "Sleep," and the powerful "When David Heard."  To this day I shed tears listening to some of this stuff.…

Started by Loren Miller

2 Sep 10, 2010
Reply by Loren Miller

Conductors, Too

I hope this group will welcome from time to time discussions of conductors, as in some circles they are almost the auteurs of the work, usu…

Started by James M. Martin

16 Jun 19, 2010
Reply by Steve Snyder

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

As controversial as it is powerful, Dmitri Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony was written in the wake of the searing criticism of his opera, "La…

Started by Loren Miller

5 Jun 5, 2010
Reply by Loren Miller

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