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N.Y. pianist to perform Bach works

When’s the last time you heard the Goldberg Variations? All of them? All 30 of them?Well, it’s been a very long time for me – probably 20 years. And I’ve heard only one live performance of Bach’s...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Silver strings

The San Juan Symphony knows how to throw a party – a 25th anniversary party. Steep the whole thing in memory and add something new. That’s exactly what happened last weekend as our regional...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony steps back in time for 2nd concert

Who says you can’t turn back the clock? The San Juan Symphony will travel all the way back to 1986 for its second concert of the 2010-11 25th Anniversary season.“Silver Jubilee” will duplicate the...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Who remains an iTunes holdout?

NEW YORK – With the Beatles finally on iTunes, Garth Brooks and AC/DC are among the few notable acts that continue to staunchly hold out, unwilling to agree to Apple’s restrictive pricing schemes...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Oates reveals deep roots in solo career

John Oates is one 1980s pop icon who is happy to answer the question “Where are they now?” That’s because he’s right where he wants to be.Often regarded as the “quiet” half of the multi-platinum...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Badly Bent readies for final show

Band accomplishments don’t always have to be measured in Grammys and gold records. Sure it helps, but accomplishments can be measured in feats, too; winning the Telluride Bluegrass Band...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Murphey back in Mancos Thursday

Mancosians will be singing “Wildfire” once again when Michael Martin Murphey, the “singing cowboy poet,” plays Thursday night at the historic Mancos Opera House.No stranger to Southwest Colorado,...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Requiem moves from darkness to light

Luminous. If you were restricted to a one-word description of Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, it would be that. Rarely has a work of music created such a sensation of light falling through clouds...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Bluegrass legend Rowan to play Halloween benefit show

By Bryant LiggettSpecial to the HeraldWhen Peter Rowan joined Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys in 1965, little did he know he was embarking on a career that, to date, would last through five decades....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

St. Mark’s to host Bach for Halloween

If C. Scott Hagler had his way, old movies would be flickering on the walls of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church while he plays Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor on Friday night.“My recital is too...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

When in doubt about genre, call it Americana

In 1995 the American Music Association decided to add a new genre to radio formats. They called the “new” music Americana. Sure, it was a style of music that already existed, which for the most...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Old meets new for symphony

A relaxed, autumn Sunday afternoon kind of audience will fill the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College to sit back and enjoy a couple of hours of beautiful music spanning 150 years as the...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

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