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The First In-Flight Movies Had a Live Orchestra - Gizmodo

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The First In-Flight Movies Had a Live Orchestra Gizmodo The sweeping sounds of a live orchestra were broadcast from the ground to accompany the 1925 silent film The Lost World, a wildly successful adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's...

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Symphony's new conductor promises 'no boring concerts' | cjonline.com

Symphony's new conductor promises 'no boring concerts' | cjonline.com | Symphony Orchestras | Scoop.it
Kyle Wiley Pickett, the new music director and conductor of the Topeka Symphony Orchestra, promised in his inaugural season "there will be no boring concerts.

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Orchestra fundraiser pulls in $120000 - The Columbian

Orchestra fundraiser pulls in $120000 - The Columbian | Symphony Orchestras | Scoop.it
Orchestra fundraiser pulls in $120000
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The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra raised $120,000 at its Nov. 2 fundraising gala at Clark College's Gaiser Hall.
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Berlin Philharmonic in NYC for 6 October concerts | Metro

NEW YORK, N. Y. – The Berlin Philharmonic will open Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 season with four concerts in October and will give two performances of Bach's “St. Matthew Passion” directed by Peter Sellars at the Park Avenue ...
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Picking favorites among year's top classical albums - Chicago Tribune

Picking favorites among year's top classical albums - Chicago Tribune | Symphony Orchestras | Scoop.it
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Picking favorites among year's top classical albums
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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4.
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Composer Krzysztof Penderecki talks about his music, in advance of BSO performances - The Boston Globe

Composer Krzysztof Penderecki talks about his music, in advance of BSO performances - The Boston Globe | Symphony Orchestras | Scoop.it
Krzysztof Penderecki composed “Polymorphia,” for 48 string instruments, in 1961. It pushes the strings’ sonic abilities to modernist limits: squeaks, wails, mutterings and growls, an idiom of noise and effects.

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Rahman last evidence of composer being king: Music historian

Rahman last evidence of composer being king: Music historian | Symphony Orchestras | Scoop.it
Octogenarian music historian Raju Bharatan says if composer Naushad was king-emperor in the era spanning the 1940s-1970s, Grammy award-winner AR Rahman is the last evidence of the composer being king in Indian cinema.

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Rabin, popular Wis. music conductor, dies at 97 - Boston.com

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Rabin, popular Wis. music conductor, dies at 97
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Burt Bacharach visits the SF Symphony - San Francisco Examiner

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San Francisco Examiner Burt Bacharach visits the SF Symphony San Francisco Examiner Still, Bacharach, 85, says the performance — featuring his band, singers and the symphony — will include numbers his fans expect, and that he won't sing until “way...
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