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Obituary: Krzysztof Penderecki

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Rating:  0 The Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki has died aged 86.  Penderecki was a revered avant-garde composer, who, as well as writing operas, symphonies and concertos, was committed to sacred music, using sacred texts as the basis for many of his choral works. Venturing beyond the concert hall, his music was also used in films…

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The best works by Krzysztof Penderecki

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Rating:  0 St Luke Passion (1962-66)  Penderecki’s epic work for three solo voices, narrator, three choirs, boys’ choir and orchestra is undeniably dramatic. Its power comes partly from a bold mix of styles, from the avant garde to its nods to the traditions of Bach and Palestrina.    Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1960) This nine-minute…

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20 of the best Beethoven recordings of all time

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Rating:  0 1) For the symphonies, go for Karajan’s refined 1962 version with the Berlin Phil (DG).   2) Otherwise, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe offer freshness (Warner).   10 of the best arrangements of Beethoven’s music   3) Carlos Kleiber and the Vienna Phil are untouchable in Nos 5 & 7…

Yves Tumor Shares New Song “Romanticist/Dream Palette”: Listen thumbnail

Yves Tumor Shares New Song “Romanticist/Dream Palette”: Listen

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Yves Tumor has shared a new single from the artist’s upcoming album Heaven to a Tortured Mind. Listen to “Romanticist/Dream Palette” below. Heaven to a Tortured Mind is out April 3, and follows 2018’s Safe in the Hands of Love. The new album includes previously-released singles “Gospel for a New Century” and “Kerosene,” the latter…

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Pink Siifu Announces New Album NEGRO

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The L.A.-based rapper Pink Siifu has announced his next album. It’s called NEGRO and it arrives on April 9. Check out the album’s tracklist below. NEGRO follows Pink Siifu’s breakthrough 2018 album ensley. Since then, he’s released the im still. EP, Bag Talk (with YUNGMORPHEUS), Syrup (with Ahwlee as B. Cool-Aid), Black Sand (with AKAI…

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Mac DeMarco Launches Web Series With Bizarre Trailer: Watch

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Mac DeMarco, Jerry Paper, and more appear in a bizarre new trailer for the launch of Eternal Family, an “artist-run membership experience and a place to try out new ideas.” Mac appears in front of a tape reel, his face seemingly smeared in vaseline for a segment titled “Advanced Studio Recording Techniques.” Watch the full…

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Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker Covers John Prine’s “Summer’s End”: Watch

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Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker has shared a cover of John Prine’s “Summer’s End,” a track off the musician’s 2018 record The Tree of Forgiveness. Prine was recently hospitalized for COVID-19 symptoms and his family described his condition as “critical.” In the caption of her video, Lenker wrote, “I’m beyond grateful for the gift of his…

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No Age Share New Song “Feeler”: Listen

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Los Angeles duo No Age have shared the music video for a new song called “Feeler.” The visual is directed by Kersti Jan Werdel, who said she “wanted to make something that felt honest to the experience of being an adolescent just before entering adulthood.” Watch below. “Feeler” is the second offering from No Age’s…

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serpentwithfeet Announces Apparition EP, Shares New Song “A Comma”: Listen

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serpentwithfeet has shared “A Comma,” a new song for Adult Swim’s ongoing Singles series. Check it out below. “A Comma” is set to appear on a new EP called Apparition, due out in late April. It was produced by Wynne Bennett, who has worked with Janelle Monáe, Twin Shadow, and more. serpentwithfeet’s latest album, soil,…

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Inventions Announce New Album, Share New Song: Listen

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Inventions—the duo of Matthew Robert Cooper (aka Eluvium) and Explosions in the Sky’s Mark T. Smith—have announced their next album. Continuous Portrait arrives digitally May 29 via Temporary Residence Ltd. Inventions have also shared the LP’s “Outlook for the Future.” Hear the song below and scroll down to find the tracklist and a preview of…

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The 1975 Postpone Album Again and Reveal Tracklist

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The 1975 have, once again, pushed back the release of their new album Notes on a Conditional Form. The record, which had previous release dates of February 21 and April 24, is slated to drop on May 22. Along with the release update, the 1975 have revealed the NOACF tracklist and announced that one of…

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Montreux Jazz Festival Makes Dozens of Historic Concerts Available for Free

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The team behind Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz Festival is making dozens of performances from the fest’s history available to watch for free. The offerings include concerts from Nina Simone (1976), Lou Reed (2000), Johnny Cash (1994), Marvin Gaye (1980), and Wu-Tang Clan (2007). Learn more below and check out the concerts at Stingray Qello. The 2020…

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The Weeknd Shares Three New Songs: Listen

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The Weeknd has shared three new songs on the deluxe edition of After Hours. “Nothing Compares,” “Missed You,” and “Final Lullaby” have been added to the LP as bonus tracks. Hear them below. After Hours arrived March 20, marking the Weeknd’s follow-up to My Dear Melancholy, and Starboy. The Weeknd has released multiple music videos…

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Larry David Appears on Ezra Koenig’s Time Crisis: Listen

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Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig and co-host Jake Longstreth have started running weekly episodes of their Beats 1 show Time Crisis via FaceTime. During this week’s episode, regular TC guest Cazzie David called in to the show. During her call, her father Larry David—the icon behind Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld—barged into his daughter’s room, told…

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John Prine Hospitalized for COVID-19 Symptoms: “His Situation Is Critical”

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Singer-songwriter John Prine has been hospitalized for coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms. Prine’s family shared the news on the musician’s official Twitter account earlier this evening (March 28), stating that “after a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday (3/26). He was intubated Saturday evening, and continues to receive care, but his situation is…

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Krzysztof Penderecki, Influential Composer, Dead at 86

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Krzysztof Penderecki, the influential Polish composer and conductor, has died, The New York Times reports. Penderecki died at his home in Krakow. His death was confirmed by Andrzej Giza, the director of the Ludwig van Beethoven Association—an organization founded by Penderecki’s wife Elzbieta. He was 86. Penderecki was born in Dębica in 1933. He studied…

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Online piano recitals to watch on World Piano Day

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Rating:  0 Family concerts Turner Sims concert hall in Southampton is hosting a free online family concert at 3pm. Pianist and composer Sarah Nicholls plays the Inside-Out Piano, a grand piano opened up so the audience can see right inside it.   Five of the best recordings of Beethoven’s piano sonata cycles     Virtual festivals…

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Tierra Whack Shares Isolation Song “Stuck”: Watch

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Tierra Whack has shared a new song dedicated to those stuck inside during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s called “Stuck,” and Whack sings about staying at home over a background instrumental from Alanis Morisette’s “Ironic.” Watch the clip below. Tierra Whack released her debut album Whack World in 2018. Since then, the Philadelphia rapper has released…

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Frank Ocean Releases New Songs “Dear April” and “Cayendo”

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Back in October, Frank Ocean previewed a pair of new songs during his first-ever PrEP+ club night in New York City. “Dear April” and “Cayendo” received remixes from Justice and Sango respectively, and listings for 7″ vinyl editions of the new music was subsequently made available to pre-order on Frank’s webstore. Now, months later, those…

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Nils Frahm Shares New Album Empty: Listen

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Nils Frahm has released an eight-track album called Empty for Piano Day 2020. Listen to it below via Erased Tapes. Empty was conceived before Frahm broke his thumb a few years back (the injury resulted in his 2012 record Screws). The new album is comprised of eight solo piano pieces, originally recorded for a short…

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Primavera Sound Postponed Due to Coronavirus Concerns

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This year’s Primavera Sound festival has been postponed over ongoing concerns about the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Originally scheduled to take place June 3-7, the annual Barcelona festival will take place August 26-30. Ticket sales have been put on hold for now, but tickets already purchased before the hold will be honored for the new…

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Future Shares New Song “Tycoon”: Listen

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Future has shared a new song called “Tycoon.” It arrives with a music video directed by Elf Rivera, whose helmed several of the Atlanta rapper’s past visuals, including “Rich $ex” and “Used to This.” Check out the new “Tycoon” clip below. So far this year, Future has shared two songs with Drake: “Life Is Good”…

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French Montana Sued for Sexual Battery

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Note: This article contains descriptions of alleged sexual assault. French Montana has been sued for sexual battery, The Blast and Variety report and Pitchfork can confirm via court documents. A woman under the pseudonym Jane Doe filed the lawsuit against the rapper, his employee Mansour Bennouna, and his label Coke Boy Records. Jane Doe’s lawsuit…

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Listen to NAV, Travis Scott, and Gunna’s New Song “Turks”

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NAV and Gunna have shared a new single featuring Travis Scott and produced by Wheezy. It’s called “Turks.” Have a listen below. NAV recently appeared on Lil Uzi Vert’s new album LUV vs. the World 2. Travis Scott is scheduled to headline Coachella 2020, which was postponed to October. Travis Scott recently appeared on a…

Course: Video Courses online

Course: Video Courses online

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02 Apr – 27 Jun, 2020 You are stuck at home, confined to be protected from the Coronavirus so, are all your teachers, their music colleges or conservatory are closed, their concerts cancelled.Everyone can make the best out of the worst.LMFL is offering lessons during the confinement period.These lessons are separate from those offered during…