Monthly Archives: August 2008

Animated Debussy

Here is a scene from animator Bruno Bozzetto’s 1977 film Allegro non troppo, which depicts Claude Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. The film is a parody of Disney’s Fantasia. Debussy’s piece was inspired by a poem by … Continue reading

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Help! Need Suggestions for Building a Classical Library!

We recently got an email from a Ron in Stanley, NC who was looking for a list we used to offer suggesting music selections for beginning classical listeners. I could vaguely remember the list, but I couldn’t find one anywhere … Continue reading

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Beaux Arts Trio Finishes a Long Career

For 53 years, the Beaux Arts Trio has been bringing chamber music to audiences large and small.With founder Menahem Pressler, the trio plays its final U.S. concert at the Tanglewood Music Festival this week, the place the group got its … Continue reading

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