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Maria Schneider Interview On Big Think

  Maria Schneider’s composition Winter Morning Walks has won four Grammies this year for the composer, the soprano soloist Dawn Upshaw and  production team. The recording features one of Australia’s finest...more...

Posted on February 3, 2014 @ 14.35
 
 
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Mozart Birth Anniversary

  Commemorating Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: born January 27th, 1756 – that’s 258 years ago. Coincidentally, Gustavo Dudamel who conducts this concert was born on January 26th, 1981. In this You Tube video from...more...

Posted on January 27, 2014 @ 0.55
 
 
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All Things Australian

  Listening to all the music that creates the rich fusion of Australian sound, here’s William Barton – didjeridu player, performing the music of Matthew Hindson with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra....more...

Posted on January 20, 2014 @ 11.54
 
 
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The Hilliard Ensemble Bids Farewell At The Sydney Festival

  The Hilliard Ensemble bids farewell with its appearances at the Sydney Festival. The Ave Maria by Josquin des Pres is on their Sydney programme. more...

Posted on January 3, 2014 @ 0.28
 
 
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Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht

  Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht, performed by the Thomanerchor of Leipzig. Composer Franz Xaver Gruber set the lyrics of Joseph Mohr to music in 1818, in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg in Austria. UNESCO...more...

Posted on December 19, 2013 @ 13.43
 
 
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‘Quelle est cette odeur agréable’ – Chanticleer

  An exquisite French carol, exquisitely performed by the gentlemen of Chanticleer. more...

Posted on December 10, 2013 @ 13.50
 
 
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In duci jubilo

  Here’s another timeless favourite In dulci jubilo, sung by the of King’s College, Cambridge. more...

Posted on December 8, 2013 @ 15.24
 
 
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Christmas Musings: Amarcord sing ‘Es ist ein Ros Entsprungen’

  A week into December and there is an abundance of music that we hear but once a year. Mercifully in some cases, but in others, an all too infrequent excuse to indulge...more...

Posted on December 5, 2013 @ 17.35
 
 
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Maria Callas’ 90th birthday

  Today, December 2nd 2013 marks the 90th birthday of the incomparable Maria Callas.   Born Cecilia Sophia Anna Maria Kalogeropoulou in New York on December 2nd in 1934, she moved to Greece,...more...

Posted on December 2, 2013 @ 1.33