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Mendelssohn

Glenn Gould, Petula Clark, The Beatles and 'the noise you make while breaking rules'

Dana Sachs | Posted 03.06.2013 | Books
Dana Sachs

Which music do you consider superior? The Beatles or Petula Clark? And, along these same lines, do you have an opinion on the "polarity," as Gould would have it, between Mendelssohn and Mussorgsky?

Gustavo's Mendelssohn Live a Dud at Disney

Laurence Vittes | Posted 12.11.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Sunday afternoon's concert, which was shown live in more than 400 movie theaters in the U.S., may have been a blockbuster hit (the numbers will not be made available by NCM Fathom, which aired the spectacular) but in Disney Hall the concert was a dud.

Orchestra Breaks Wagner Taboo In Germany

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts

BERLIN — An Israeli orchestra on Tuesday broke a taboo as it played the music of Adolf Hitler's favorite composer, Richard Wagner, in Germany. ...

Israeli Orchestra To Break Wagner Taboo In Germany

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

BERLIN — An Israeli orchestra is set to perform a work by Adolf Hitler's favorite composer, Richard Wagner, in a taboo-breaking concert in Germa...