Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Mysterious Barricades in Classical Music

Some listeners from Mint Hill happened to be in Davidson the other day and decided on an impulse to drop by the station with a burning question: what the heck is the Academy of St. Martin-in -the-Fields? They knew it … Continue reading

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Josefowicz Wins Genius Grant

Today the MacArthur Foundation which awards prestigious “genius grants” to individuals who excel and show potential in their fields announced 25 new Fellows today. Among them are a couple of folks who seem to be helping to redefine our notion … Continue reading

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How to Make a Flute

The intrument that so annoyed Mozart (because it was so rarely played in tune in his day) has come a long way…

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Proms Electronica?

Word has it that this year the Last Night of the Proms will add a new element. They have commissioned a new piece from Scottish composer Anna Meredith who is 30, and that piece will require 800 performers including four … Continue reading

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