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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

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876) Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (1892-1988) Pierre Schaeffer (1910-1955) Jan Koetsier (1911-2006) Ferruccio Tagliavini (1913-1995) Georges Prêtre (1924-2017) Yuri Kholopov (1932-2003) Cecilia Gasdia (1960) Beta Moon (1969) and Ernest Thayer (1863-1940) John Galsworthy (1867-1933) Russell Ba

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Sir George Grove (1820-1900) John Ireland (1879-1962) Luis Mariano (1914-1970) George Shearing (1919-2011) Louis Frémaux (1921-2017) Don Ho (1930-2007) Sheila Armstrong (1942) Kathleen Battle (1948) Gregory Vajda (1973) and Nikolaus Lenau (1802-1850) Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980)

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Giovanni Legrenzi (1626-1690) Heinrich Biber (1644-1704) Katherine Lee Bates (1859-1929) Porter Wagoner (1927-2007) Buck Owens (1929-2006) Huguette Tourangeau (1940) David Munrow (1942-1976) Pat Metheny (1954) Stuart MacRae (1976) and Robert Southey (1773-1843) Edith Hamilton (1867-1963) Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1

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Antônio Carlos Gomes (1836-1896) Liza Lehmann (1862-1918) Nicolai Gedda (1925-2017) Herbert Blomstedt (1927) Hermann Prey (1929-1998) Francis Bayer (1938-2004) Liona Boyd (1949) Suzanne Vega (1960) and James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) E. B. White (1899-1985) Harold Bloom (1930) Jhumpa Lahiri (1967) and from the Compo

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Photo by Cory Weaver/ Portland Opera. The legend of Orpheus braving the Underworld to retrieve his wife Eurydice has been such a compelling one that it has been retold in almost every art form. Christoph Willibald Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice has been the most popular retelling in the operatic form, and Portland Opera perfo

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Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) Douglas Moore (1893-1969) Leo Fender (1909-1991) Marie-Claire Alain (1926-2013) Edwin Carr (1926-2003) John Aldis (1929-2010) Alexander Goehr (1932) Giya Kancheli (1935) Bobby Hatfield (1940-2003) Dmitri Alexeev (1947) Eliot Fisk (1958) and Laurence Binyon (1869-1943) Joyce Sutphen (1949)

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Michael Umlauff (1781-1842) Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947) Albert William Ketèlbey (1875-1959) Solomon Cutner (1902-1988) and Izaak Walton (1593-1683) John Dryden (1631-1700) P. L. Travers (1899-1966) Philip Larkin (1922-1985) and from The Composers Datebook On this day in 1928, Australian-born American composer Percy Grai

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Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944) Adolf Busch (1891-1952) André Jolivet (1905-1974) Benny Carter (1907-2003) Josef Suk (1929-2011) Jacques Hétu (1938-2010) and Sara Teasdale (1884-1933) Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953) Valerie Sayers (1952) Elizabeth Tallent (1954)

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Henry Litolff (1818-1891) Sir Granville Bantock (1868-1946) Karel Husa (1921-1916) Felice Bryant (1925-2003) Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1936-1977) Garrison Keillor (1942) Ian Hobson (1952) Christian Altenburger (1957)

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Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677)Mary Carr Moore (1873-1957)Karl Ulrich Schnabel (1909-2001)Udo Reinemann (1942-2013)andAlfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

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The last concert of this year's Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival at the Lincoln Performance Hall at PSU on Sunday, July 29, was an interesting mix of the sublime and the subpar. An all-string affair as well (sure, I'll throw the piano in as a stringed instrument here), it featured one of two of the Dvořák string

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Marc Antonio Cesti (1623-1669) Leonardo Leo (1694-1744) Ambroise Thomas (1811-1896) Hans Gál (1890-1987) Erich Kleiber (1890-1956) Betsy Jolas (1926) Stoika Milanova (1945) Mark O'Connor (1961) and Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) Conrad Aiken (1889-1973) Wendell Berry (1934) and from the Composers Datebook: On this day

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Henry Berger (1844-1929) Italo Montemezzi (1875-1952) Albert W. Ketèlbey (1875-1959) Louie "Satchmo" Armstrong (1901-1971) William Schuman (1910-1992) David Raksin (1912-2004) Arthur Butterworth (1923-2014) Jess Thomas (1927-1993) David Bedford (1937-2011) Simon Preston (1938) Deborah Voigt (1960) Olga Neuwirth (

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Louis Gruenberg (1884-1964) Antonio Lauro (1917-1986) Tony Bennett (1926) James Tyler (1940-2010) Simon Keenlyside (1959) and Juliana Horatia Ewing (1841-1885) Ernie Pyle (1900-1944) P. D. James (1920-2014) Hayden Carruth (1921-2008) Diane Wakoski (1937) Marvin Bell (1937) and from the Composers Datebook: On this da

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Arthur Bliss (1891-1975) Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905-1963) Marvin David Levy (1932-2015) Anthony Payne (1936) Gundula Janowitz (1937) Richard Einhorn (1952) Angel Lam (1978) and Irving Babbitt (1865-1933) James Baldwin (1924-1987) Isabel Allende (1942)

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Guest review by Phillip Ayers The audience who gathered in the blessed, air-conditioned space on the Reed campus Thursday evening (July 26) was treated to a feast of Antonin Dvořák’s chamber music that included an arrangement of a famous movement from one of his symphonies. I felt that a two-hour offering of Romantic

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Francis Scott Key (1779-1843) Hans Rott (1858-1884) Morris Stoloff (1898-1980) William Steinberg (1899-1978) Jerome Moross (1913-1983) Lionel Bart (1930-1999) Ramblin' Jack Elliott (1931) Jordi Savall (1941) André Gagnon (1942) Jerry Garcia (1942-1995) and Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) Herman Melville (1819-1891) Ernst Jand

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I attended Chamber Music Northwest's presentation of "The Silver River," an opera written by Bright Sheng with a libretto by  David Henry Hwang and followed it up with a review that is now posted in Classical Voice North America here. I hope that you enjoy reading it.

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Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739) Robert Planquette (1848-1903) Norman Del Mar (1919-1994) Steuart Bedford (1939) Reinhard Goebel (1952) Randall Davidson (1953) and Mary Harris Jones, or "Mother Jones" (1837-1930) Primo Levi (1919-1987) Kim Addonizio (1954) J. K. Rowling (1965)

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Gerald Moore (1899-1987) Meredith Davies (1922-2005) Moshe Atzmon (1931) Buddy Guy (1936) Paul Anka (1941) Teresa Cahill (1944) Alexina Louie (1949) Christopher Warren-Green (1955) and Emily Brontë (1818-1848) Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929) Henry Moore (1898-1986) William Gass (1924-2017)

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Sigmund Romberg (1887-1951) Frank Loesser (1910-1969) Charles Farncombe (1919-2006) Avet Terterian (1929-1994) Mikis Theodorakis (1925) Peter Schreier (1935) Bernd Weikl (1942) Olga Borodina (1963) and Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) Don Marquis (1878-1937) Stanley Kunitz (1905-2006) Paul Taylor (1930) T.J. Stiles (196

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Rued Langgaard (1893-) Rudy Vallée (1901-1986) Kenneth Alwyn (1925) Riccardo Muti (1941) and Ludwig A Feuerbach (1804-1872) Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) Beatrix Potter (1866-1843) Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) Malcolm Lowry (1909-1957) John Ashbery (1927-2017)

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Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) Enrique Granados (1867-1916) Ernő Dohnanyi (1877-1960) Harl McDonald (1899-1955) Igor Markevitch (1912-1983) Mario del Monaco (1915-1982) Leonard Rose (1918-1984) Carol Vaness (1952) and Joseph Mitchell (1908-1996) Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) Bharati Mukherjee (1940) and from the Composers

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John Field (1782-1837) Franz Xaver Mozart (1791-1844) Francesco Cilea (1866-1950) Serge Koussevitsky (1874-1951) Ernest Schelling (1876-1939) Georges Favre (1905-1993) Tadeusz Baird (1928-1981) Alexis Weissenberg (1929-2012) Anthony Gilbert (1934) Roger Smalley (1943-2015) Mick Jagger (1943) Kevin Volans (1949) Angela Hewit

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Alfredo Casella (1883-1947) Maureen Forrester (1930-2010) and Eric Hoffer (1898-1983) Elias Canetti (1905-1994) and from The Writer's Almanac: It was on this day in 1788 that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart entered into his catalog the completion of one of his most beloved works, Symphony Number 40 in G Minor (sometimes calle

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Adolphe Charles Adam (1803-1856) Ernest Bloch (1880-1959) Robert Farnon (1917-2005) Ruggiero Ricci (1918-2012) Guiseppe de Stefano (1921-2008) Wilfred Josephs (1927-1997) Peter Serkin (1947) Philippe Hurel (1955) and Jonathan Newton (1725-1807) Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) Frank Wedekind (1864-1

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It's gonna be hot, but if you can keep cool, you'll enjoy the open-air concert this Thursday in downtown Vancouver where the Vancouver Symphony under Ken Selden will perform a program of light classical music for free. My preview about the concert appeared in The Columbian newspaper here.

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.Franz Berwald (1796-1868) Johann Vesque von Püttlingen (1803-1883) Edouard Colonne (1838-1910) Francesco Cilea (1866-1950) Ben Weber (1916-1979)) Leon Fleisher (1928) Bernard Roberts (1933-2013) Maria João Pires (1944) Susan Graham (1960) and Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) Vikram Chandra (1961) and from the former Writ

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Luigi Arditti (1822-1903) Hans Rosbaud (1895-1962) Licia Albanese (1913-2014) George Dreyfus (1928) Ann Howard Jones (1936) Nigel Hess (1953) Eve Beglarian (1958) and Emma Lazarus (1849-1887) Edward Hopper (1882-1967) Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Tom Robbins (1936) S. E. Hinton (1948)

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Anton Kuerti (1938) Isaac Stern (1920-2001) Cat Stevens (1948) Margaret Ahrens (1950) and Hart Crane (1899-1932) Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) Tess Gallagher (1943) Garry Trudeau (1948)

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