Monthly Archives: December 2007

More Beauty from Morricone

Here’s video of a performance of Ennio Morricone’s The Legend Of The Pianist On The Ocean. Taped live in Warsaw, Poland, this performance was part of the TPSA Music & Film Festival. Performers are the Polish Radio Orchestra, Mixed Choir … Continue reading

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Mozart For Sale

Feverishly written down, note heads not filled in in places, the cadenza from Mozart”s Symphonie Concertante for Violin and Viola. A page of the manuscript never before been seen by the public is going up for auction. The leaf (one … Continue reading

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Eastern Music Festival Founder Dies

Sheldon Morgenstern, Eastern Music Festival Founder and Music Director Emeritus, died on Sunday, December 16, 2007, in Geneva, Switzerland, near his home in Collonges, France. He had lived in that area for several years following his retirement as EMF’s music … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Haiku

“Hai-ku: an unrhymed verse form of Japanese origin having three lines containing usually five, seven, and five syllables respectively; also: a poem in this form usually having a seasonal reference.” When WDAV Traffic Manager Liz Syverson Barr passed around these … Continue reading

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Glass Act II

A street musician from Siberia named Ilya entertains in Europe by playing classical music (AND the Harry Potter Theme) on glasses of water:

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