Monthly Archives: February 2009

Ba Ba Ba BOM!

by James Hogan Friday night brought the return of Christof Perick to the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven’s marquee, the Fifth Symphony. A full disclosure is in order: I’m not crazy about the Fifth. Yes, there’s the whole Romantic interpretation … Continue reading

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The Typewriter: Jerry Lewis “Plays” Leroy Anderson

Leroy Anderson’s masterful miniature “The Typewriter ” supplies fodder for Jerry Lewis in this scene from the 1963 comedy, Who’s Minding the Store?:

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Eric Whitacre & Godzilla: Alive and Well

by James Hogan Mendelssohn turned 200 years old, and while I’m glad he’s still hanging around Classical Music Camp (“Camp Johann” is the name I keep kicking around for fun), I wanted to focus my attention this week on a … Continue reading

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