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Northwest Reverb

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Northwest Reverb - Reflections by James Bash and others about classical music in the Pacific Northwest and beyond

Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni (1757-1821) Ferdinand Herold (1791-1833) Alexander Mackenzie (1822-1892) Arthur Rubinstein (1887-1982) Vittorio Rieti (1898-1994) Michael Head (1900-1976) Ronnie Scott (1927-1996) Acker Bilk (1929-2014) Sir John Tavener (1944-2013) Richard Danielpour (1956) and Colette (1873-1954) Jackson Pollock

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Juan Crisostomo Arriage (1806-1826) Edouard Lalo (1823-1892) Jerome Kern (1885-1945) Jack Brymer (1915-2003) Skitch Henderson (1918-2005) Helmut Zacharias (1920-2002) Fritz Spiegl (1926-2003) John Ogdon (1937-1989) Jean-Philippe Collard (1948) Emanuel Pahud (1970) James Ehnes (1976) and

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Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732-1795) Maria Augusta von Trapp (1905-1987) Stéphane Grappelli (1908-1997) Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-1990) Warren Benson (1924-2005) Jacqueline du Pré (1945-1987) Frédéric Lodéon (1952) Mikel Rouse (1957) Gustavo Dudamel (1981) and Mary Mapes Dodge (1831-1905) Seán MacBride (1904-19

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Jan Blockx (1851-1912) Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886-1954) Julia Smith (1905-1989) Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994) Alfred Reed (1921-2005) Etta James (1938-2012) Russell Peck (1945-2009) and Robert Burns (1759-1796) W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

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My preview of the Vancouver Symphony's concerts this weekend featuring conductor Gerard Schwarz and his son, cellist Julian Schwarz, appeared in The Columbian newspaper and is viewable online here. On tap is the Dvorak Cello Concerto, Tower's "Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman," and Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphon

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Farinelli (Carlo Maria Broschi) (1705-1782) Frederick II the Great (1712-1786) Muzio Clementi (1752-1832) E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) Evelyn Barbirolli (1911-2008) Norman Dello Joio (1913-2008) Gottfried von Einem (1918-1996) Leon Kirchner (1919-2009) Neil Diamond (1941) Yuri Bashmet (1953) Warren Zevon (1947-2003) and

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Muzio Clementi (1752-1832) Rutland Boughton (1878-1960) Django Reinhardt (1910-1953) Milton Adolphus (1913-1988) Eli Goren (1923-2000) Cécile Ousset (1936) Teresa Zylis-Gara (1936) John Luther Adams (1953) Mason Bates (1977) and Stendhal (1783-1842) Edouard Manet (1832-1883) Derek Walcott (1930-2017) And from the Compo

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Claude-Bénigne Balbastre (1727-1799) Charles Tournemire (1870-1939) Hans Erich Apostel (1901-1972) Robin Milford (1903-1959) Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981) Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013) William Warfield (1920-2002) Leslie Bassett (1923-2016) James Louis ("J.J.") Johnson (1924-2001) Aurèle Nicolet (1926-2016) Uto Ughi

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Henri Duparc (1848-1933) Alexander Tcherepnin (1899-1977) Webster Booth (1902-1984) Placido Domingo (1941) Richie Havens (1941-2013) Edwin Starr (1942-2003) Suzanne Mentzer (1957) Frank Ticheli (1958) and Louis Menand (1952)

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Alex Ross, classical music critic of the New Yorker magazine, listed the Oregon Symphony's performance at Carnegie Hall in 2011 as one of the very best concerts that he heard during the last ten years. So, it's about time to bring the orchestra back to the Big Apple for another appearance. (Thanks to Charles Noble for find

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Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630) Ernest Chausson (1855-1899) Julius Conus (1869-1942) Józef Hofmann (1876-1957) Huddie William Ledbetter (Lead Belly) (1889-1949) Walter Piston (1894-1976) Eva Jessye (1895-1992) Yvonne Loriod (1924-2010) David Tudor (1926-1996) Antonio de Almeida (1928-1997) Iván Fischer (1951) and Geo

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Louis‑Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749) George Frederick Bristow (1825-1898) Fritz Reiner (1885-1963) Paul Dessau (1894-1979) Edith Piaf (1915-1963) Dalton Baldwin (1931) Phil Ochs (1940-1976) William Christie (1944) Marianne Faithfull (1946) Olaf Bär (1957) Steven Esserlis (1958) Rebecca Saunders (1967) and Italo Svevo

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César Cui (1835-1918) Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894) John Laurence Seymour (1893-1986) Berthold Goldschmidt (1903-1996) Anthony Galla-Rini (1904-2006) John O'Conor (1947) Anthony Pople (1955-2003) Christoph Prégardien (1956) and Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869) Rubén Darío (1867-1916) A. A. Milne (1882-1956) Oliver Hardy

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Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) John Stanley (1712-1786) Johann Gottfried Müthel (1728-1788) François‑Joseph Gossec (1734-1829) Henk Badings (1907-1987) Oscar Morawetz (1917-2007) Annie Delorie (1925-2009) Donald Erb (1927-2008) Jean Barraqué (1928-1973) Sydney Hodkinson (1934) Dame Gillian Weir (1941) Anne Queffélec (1

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Niccoló Piccinni (1728-1800) Daisy Kennedy (1893-1981) Ernesto Halffter (1905-1989) Roger Wagner (1914-1992) Ernesto Bonino (1922-2008) Pilar Lorengar (1928-1996) Marilyn Horne (1934) Richard Wernick (1934) Gavin Bryars (1943) Brian Ferneyhough (1943) Katia Ricciarelli (1946) and Robert Service (1874-1958) Anthony Hech

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Ivor Novello (1893-1951) Elie Siegmeister (1909-1991) Malcolm Frager (1935-1991) Don "Captain Beefheart" Van Vliet (1941-2010) Aaron Jay Kernis (1960) and Molière (1622-1673) Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872) Andreas William Heinesen (1900-1991) Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) and from the Composers Datebook:

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Violinist Leila Josefowicz delivered a riveting and incisive performance with the Oregon Symphony (January 11) of John Adams’s Scheherazade.2, playing the extremely demanding music from memory. Wow! With her fingers flying all over her instrument, she created a searing impression of a strong-willed woman who fights to fin

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Ludwig von Köchel (1800-1877) Jean de Reszke (1850-1925) Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) Louis Quilico (1925-2000) Zuzana Ruzickova (1927-2017) Siegmund Nimsgern (1940) Mariss Jansons (1943) Kees Bakels (1945) Nicholas McGegan (1950) Ben Heppner (1956) Andrew Manze (1965) and John Dos Passos (1896-1970) Emily Hahn (1905-1

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Christoph Graupner (1683-1760) Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (1690-1749) Vassili Kalinnikov (1866-1901) Richard Addinsell (1904-1977) Daniil Shafran (1923-1997) Renato Bruson (1936) Paavo Heininen (1938) William Duckworth (1943-2012) Richard Blackford (1954) Wayne Marshall (1961) Juan Diego Flórez (1973) and Horatio Alger

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Reinhard Keiser (1674-1739) Jacques Duphly (1715-1789) Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (1876-1948) Pierre Bernac (1899-1979) William Pleeth (1916-1999) Leo Smit (1921-1999) Morton Feldman (1926-1987) Salvatore Martirano (1927-1995) Anne Howells (1941) Viktoria Postnikova (1944) Lori Laitman (1955) and Edmund Burke (1729-1797) John S

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Christian Sinding (1856-1941) Reihold Glière (1875-1956) Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986) Mark DeVoto (1940) York Höller (1944) Drew Minter (1955) Alex Shapiro (1962) and William James (1842-1910) Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) Alan Paton (1903-1988) and from the Composers Datebook: On this day in 1925, Copland's Symphony for O

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My list of 12 concerts (mid January through March) appeared in today's edition of The Oregonian and is available online here.  There are, of course, many other excellent concerts, but I found this selection to provide a lot of intriguing variety.

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Jean Martinon (1910-1976) Sidney Griller (1911-1993) Dean Dixon (1915-1976) Milton Babbitt (1916-2011) Max Roach (1924-2007) Sherrill Milnes (1935) Rod Stewart (1945) James Morris (1947) Mischa Maisky (1948) Rockwell Blake (1951) Charles Norman Mason (1955) Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (1961) and Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)

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John Knowles Paine (1839-1906) Rudolf Bing (1902-1997) Herva Nelli (1909-1994) Henriette Puig‑Roget (1910-1992) Pierre Pierlot (1921-2007) Joan Baez (1941) Scott Walker (1944) Jimmy Page (1944) Waltraud Meier (1956) Hillevi Martinpelto (1958) Nicholas Daniel (1962) and Karel Čapek (1890-1938) Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935

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Jean Gilles (1668-1705) Lowell Mason (1792-1872) Sigismond Thalberg (1812-1871) Hans von Bülow (1830-1894) Jaromir Weinberger (1896-1967) Giacinto Scelsi (1905-1988) Giorgio Tozzi (1923-2011) Robert Starer (1924-2001) Benjamin Lees (1924-2010) Elvis Presley (1935-1977) Zdeněk Mácal (1936) Robert Moran (1937) Evgeny Ne

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Clara Haskil (1895-1960) Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) John Brownlee (1900-1969) Nicanor Zabaleta (1907-1993) Günter Wand (1912-2002) Ulysses Kay (1917-1995) John Lanigan (1921-1996) Jean-Pierre Rampal (1922-2000) Tommy Johnson (1935-2006) Iona Brown (1941-2004) Richard Armstrong (1943) and Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)

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Max Bruch (1838-1920) Xaver Scharwenka (1850-1924) Georges Martin Witkowski (1867-1943) Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) Karl Straube (1873-1950) Earl Kim (1920-1998) David Bernstein (1942) Alexander Baillie (1956) and Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) Wright Morris (1910-1998) E. L. Doctorow (1931-1915)

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Johann Georg Pisendel (1687-1755) Constanza Mozart (1762-1842) Peter Wolle (1792-1871) Frederick Converse (1871-1940) Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951) Nicolai Roslavets (1881-1944) Reginald Smith-Brindle (1917-2003) Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920-1995) Laszlo Heltay (1930) Alfred Brendel (1931) Maurizio Pollini (1942) an

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My wife, Kathryn, would like readers to ponder these thoughts: Demographics Instead of asking gender identification what if the question were: How trustworthy are you? Instead of asking about race what if the question were: How kind is your heart? Instead of asking about income what if the question were: How generou

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Giovanni Pergolesi (1710-1736) Johann Friedrich Agricola (1720-1774) Josef Suk (1874-1935)> Frank Wess (1922-2013) Grace Bumbry (1937) Joseph Turrin (1947) Margaret Marshall (1949) Ronald Corp (1951) Peter Seiffert (1954) Boris Berezovsky (1969) and Sir Issac Newton (1642-1727) Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) Louis Braille (18

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