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Resources and teaching ideas for music teachers in South Africa from St Alban's College Library (If you would like to receive a weekly newsletter of the latest items in this Scoop just mail me at vanzyla@stalbanscollege.com)
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Hong Kong's 'mini opera' looks to draw masses I Al Jazeera

Published on Nov 28, 2016
A production company in Hong Kong is aiming to make opera more accessible to the masses and young people. Organisers of the new 'mini opera' are hoping customers will welcome a 60 to 90 minute performance rather than the traditional one.

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Anneleen Lenaerts & Dionysis Grammenos: Schumann & Schubert (harp and clarinet)

Published on Nov 18, 2016
Belgian harpist Anneleen Lenaerts is one of the leading soloists of her instrument. In 2010 she was appointed Principal Harpist of the Vienna Philharmonic. Hailed by Télérama, France, as “the new Prince of the clarinet”, Dionysis Grammenos was the first ever wind player to win the Grand Prix d’Eurovision from the European Broadcasting Union.

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Sadness Don't Own Me - The Staves - Prairie Home Companion

Published on Nov 24, 2016
The Staves sing "Sadness Don't Own Me" on our November 19, 2016 broadcast

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Spiros Petroniou - Space Clavier I Candyrat Records

Published on Nov 21, 2016
An original by Spiros Petroniou filmed in Poseidon temple in Sounio , Athens.

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Alberto Ziliotto - Poison

Published on Nov 24, 2016
This is some new music of mine. Recorded only with the Black Angel pickup (DiMarzio) and Trance Audio Amulet mixed trough a VDL custom preamp.

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Emma Resmini: rapid♦fire by Jennifer Higdon

Published on Nov 19, 2016
Emma Resmini performs rapid♦fire by Jennifer Higdon on September 25, 2016.Rapid♦fire was written to portray the violence of the cities; more specifically, the innocent young who are cut down in their homes and on the streets. It is an expression of rage, of pain, and of disbelief; it is fear and terror; it is an inner city cry.

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With ‘Day Breaks,’ Norah Jones builds on signature sound I PBS

Published on Nov 27, 2016
This week, just back from Europe, singer and songwriter Norah Jones begins the East Coast leg of her concert tour to promote her latest album, “Day Breaks.” The album builds on the style of her 2002 debut “Come Away With Me,” with an emphasis on piano and a jazz ensemble. The NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown reports on Jones’ career.

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Brahms: Symphony No. 1 / Berliner Philharmoniker · Barenboim · Berliner Philharmoniker

Published on Nov 15, 2016
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (1st movt) / Daniel Barenboim, conductor · Berliner Philharmoniker / Recording from the Berliner Philharmoniker's European Concert at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford, 1 May 2010

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Joyce DiDonato performs Handel's 'Lascia ch'io pianga' live - BBC Newsnight

Published on Nov 22, 2016
The Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is in the UK this week for a performance of her new collection, In War & Peace - Harmony through Music. The album is all about the healing power of music in an epoch of war and chaos. And we're lucky enough to have her here, accompanied by the ensemble il Pomodoro, to perform Handel's Lascia ch'io pianga.

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Joy to the World I Angel City Chorale

Published on Nov 18, 2016
Words by Isaac Watts, music by Lowell Mason, arranged by Bernie Herms, orchestrated by John Wasson
Performed by: Angel City Chorale
Soloist: Alicia Easley

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Bach/Marcello: Concerto in D minor BWV 974 - Mariam Batsashvili - Live concert HD

Published on Nov 23, 2016
Pianiste Mariam Batsashvili speelt 'Concert in d klein' van Johann Sebastian Bach (een bewerking van het 'Hoboconcert' van Alessandro Marcello) in het Muziekcentrum van de Omroep in Hilversum.

Batsashvili is de eerste vrouwelijke winnaar (2014) van het internationale Liszt Concours. “Voor mij gaat zijn muziek over de kracht van de liefde, over dat wat groter is dan ons leven."

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God Is on the Loose! How the Tropicália Movement Provided Hope During Brazil’s Darkest Years I Pitchfork

God Is on the Loose! How the Tropicália Movement Provided Hope During Brazil’s Darkest Years I Pitchfork | Music teachers and more | Scoop.it

17 Nov 2016

In the late 1960s, a group of brave and irreverent artists revolutionized Brazilian music—and made an oppressive military regime quiver.

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Making music for Madagascan trees | Eco-at-Africa

Published on Nov 24, 2016
Berlin's Orchestra of Change collects money in order to reforest Madagascar, where people are heavily reliant on wood for cooking and building houses.

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iLe: Extraña de Querer | NPR Music Front Row

Published on Nov 21, 2016
It's hard to imagine this quietly subtle performer belting out vocals in front of tens of thousands of fans as part of the wildly popular hip-hop group Calle 13. But Ileana Cabra, who performs solo as iLe, lives that kind of life.

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True Love Waits - Prairie Home Companion

Published on Nov 23, 2016
Chris Thile, Aoife O'Donovan, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Ted Poor perform Radiohead's "True Love Waits" on our November 19, 2016 show

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Magpie - Aoife O'Donovan - Prairie Homes Companion

Published on Nov 23, 2016
Aoife O'Donovan (with Chris Thile, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Ted Poor) sings "Magpie" on our November 19, 2016 broadcast

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Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto / Karg · Dervaux · Fischer · Berliner Philharmoniker

Published on Nov 22, 2016
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Lungi da te, mio bene" from Mitridate, re di Ponto / Christiane Karg, soprano · Felix Dervaux, horn · Iván Fischer, conductor · Berliner Philharmoniker / Recorded at the Berlin Philharmonie, 28 October 2016

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Breakdancing in Bonn | Sarah's Music

Published on Nov 25, 2016
This wonderful combination of Katia and Marielle Labèque, a rock guitarist, a drummer and 7 breakdancers electrify
the audience with David Chalmin´s modern day version of Romeo and Juliet at the Beethovenfest in Bonn.

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Rachmaninov: Paganini Rhapsody / Lugansky · Sokhiev · Berliner Philharmoniker

Published on Nov 9, 2016
Sergei Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini / Nikolai Lugansky, piano · Tugan Sokhiev, conductor · Berliner Philharmoniker / Recorded at the Berlin Philharmonie, 15 October 2016

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Alicia Keys in Paris | A Take Away Show

Published on Nov 17, 2016
La Blogothèque presents
Alicia Keys in Paris | A Take Away Show

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Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D minor BWV 1004 - Mariam Batsashvili - Live concert HD

Published on Nov 23, 2016
Pianiste Mariam Batsashvili speelt 'Chaconne in d klein' van Johann Sebastian Bach (in een bewerking van Ferruccio Busoni) in het Muziekcentrum van de Omroep in Hilversum.
Batsashvili is de eerste vrouwelijke winnaar (2014) van het internationale Liszt Concours. “Voor mij gaat zijn muziek over de kracht van de liefde, over dat wat groter is dan ons leven."

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Orchestra Baobab - On Verra Ca (Later Archive 2002)

Published on Nov 18, 2016
Orchestra Baobab perform On Verra Ca on Later… with Jools Holland, BBC Two (25 October 2002)

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Folk Alley Sessions: David Bromberg Band - "Kentucky Blues"

Published on Nov 19, 2016
Folk Alley Sessions: the David Bromberg Band performs "Kentucky Blues" from their 2016 album, "The Blues, the Whole Blues, and Nothing But the Blues."

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