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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

Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801) Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Arthur Fiedler (1894-1979) Ray Noble (1903-1975) William Wordsworth (1908-1988) Art Neville (1937) and John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939) William Safire (1929-2009) John Kennedy Toole (1937-1969) and from The Writer's Almanac: It

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The Vancouver Symphony whipped up some frothy and light-hearted treats for its holiday concert on Sunday evening (December 11), rounding out the year on a high note. The large audience at Skyview Concert Hall lapped up the assortment of traditional favorites as well as the newer selections from cinema. Music director Salvad

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Michel‑Richard Delalande (1657-1726) Lotte Schöne (1891-1981) Stan Kenton (1911-1979) Ida Haendel (1924) Eddie Palmieri (1936) Nigel Robson (1948) Jan Latham-Koenig (1953) and Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof (1859-1917) Maxwell Anderson (1888-1959) Freeman Dyson (1923) Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000) Edna O'Brien (1930

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Maria Agata Szymanowska (1789-1831) Joseph Jongen (1873-1953) Georges Thill (1897-1984) Spike Jones (1911-1965) Rosalyn Tureck (1914-2003) Dame Ruth Railton (1915-2001) Ron Nelson (1929) Christopher Parkening (1947) Thomas Albert (1948) John Rawnsley (1949) and Shirley Jackson (1919-1965) Amy Hempel (1951)

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Alexis de Castillon (1838-1873) Josef Lhévinne (1874-1944) Eleanor Robson Belmont (1879-1979) Samuel Dushkin (1891-1976) Victor Babin (1908-1972) Alvin Curran (1938) and Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) Kenneth Patchen (1911-1972) James Wright (1927-1980) Lester Bangs (1948-1982) And from the Composers Datebook: On thi

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André Watts has been one of the most popular artists over many, many years with the Oregon Symphony. I can still recall him riveting the audience with an electrifying performance of one of Beethoven’s piano concertos with the orchestra when they still played in Keller Auditorium (then called Civic Auditorium). Watts has

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Andrey Schulz‑Evler (1852-1905) Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974) Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) Philip Ledger (1937-2012) Donald Maxwell (1948) Margaret Tan (1953) Jaap van Zweden (1960) David Horne (1970) Evren Genis (1978) and Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) Edvard Munch (1863-1944) John Osborne (1929-1994)

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Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) Joseph Jongen (1873-1953) Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (1876-1909) Leo Ornstein (1893-2002) Elliott Carter (1908-2012) David Ashley White (1944) Neil Mackie (1946) and Grace Paley (1922-2007 Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006) Grace Paley (1922-2007) Jim Harrison (1937-2016) Thomas McGuane (1939) and from the

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César Franck (1822-1890) Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) Morton Gould (1913-1996) Sesto Bruscantini (1919-2003) Nicholas Kynaston (1941) Julianne Baird (1952) Kathryn Stott (1958) Sarah Chang (1980) and Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) Adolf Loos (1870-1933)

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Maeve Stier and Luke Smith With charming ingenuity, Portland State Opera created the atmosphere of a fin de siecle Parisian salon and topped it off with fine and spirited production on Friday evening (December 1) of Pauline Viardot’s “Cendrillon” (“Cinderella”). The cozy confines of the Lincoln Studio Theater was

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Emile Waldteufel (1837-1915) Joaquin Turina (1882-1949) Conchita Supervia (1895-1936) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (1915-2006) Dennis Eberhard (1943-2005) Christopher Robson (1953) Donny Osmond (1957) Joshua Bell (1967) and John Milton (1608-1674) Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908) Léonie Adams (1899 - 1988) Ödön von Horváth (

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Claude Balbastre (1724-1799) Frantisek Xaver Dussek (1731-1799) Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959) Gérard Souzay (1918-2004) Moisei Vainberg (1919-1996) James Galway (1939) and Horace (65-8 B.C.) Diego Rivera (1886-1957) James Thurber (1894-1961) James Tate (1948) Mary Gordon

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Bernardo Pasquini (1637 - 1710) Hermann Goetz (1840-1876) Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) Ernst Toch (1887-1964) Rudolf Friml (1879-1972) Richard Franko Goldman (1910-1980) Daniel Jones (1912-1993) Helen Watts (1927-2009) Harry Chapin (1942-1981) Daniel Chorzempa (1944) Tom Waits (1949) Kathleen Kuhlmann (1950) Krystian Zimerma

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Orazio Vecchi (1550-1605) Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703) Ira Gershwin (1896-1983) Dave Brubeck (1920-2012) Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1929-2016) Henryk Górecki (1933-2010) Tomas Svoboda (1939) John Nelson (1941) Daniel Adni (1951) Bright Sheng (1955) Matthew Taylor (1964) and Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529) The Encycl

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Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762) Vitezslav Novák (1870-1949) "Little" Richard Wayne Penniman (1935) José Carreras (1946) Krystian Zimerman (1956) Osvaldo Golijov (1960) and Christina (Georgina) Rossetti (1830-1894) Joan Didion (1934) John Berendt (1939) Calvin Trillin (1935) Lydia Millet (1968) And from the

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André Campra (1660-1744) Michel Pignolet de Montéclair (1667-1737) Sir Hamilton Harty (1879-1949) Alex North (1910-1991) Yvonne Minton (1938) Lillian Watson (1947) Andrew Penny (1952) and Thomas Carlyle (1795-1891) Samuel Butler (1835-1902) Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) Cornell Woolrich (1903-1968) And from the Compo

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Nicolo Amati (1596-1684) André Campra (1660-1744) Antonio Soler (1729-1783) Émile Waldteufel (1837-1915) Anton Webern (1883-1945) Halsey Stevens (1908-1989) Nino Rota (1911-1979) Irving Fine (1914-1962) Charles Craig (1919-1997) Paul Turok (1929-2012) José Serebrier (1938) Matt Haimovitz (1970) and Joseph Conrad (1857-

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Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949) Rudolf Friml (1879-1972) Harriet Cohen (1895-1967) Sir John Barbirolli (1899-1970) Robert Moevs (1920-2007) Maria Callas (1923-1977) Jörg Demus (1928) and Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859-1891) T. Coraghessan Boyle (1948) George Saunders (1958) Ann Patchertt (1963b) And from the Composers Date

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François‑Xavier Richter (1709-1789) Ernest (Louis-Etienne-Ernest) Reyer (1832-1909) Agathe Grøndahl (1847-1907) Gordon Crosse (1932) Lou Rawls (1933-2006) Bette Midler (1945) Rudolf Buchbinder (1946) Leontina Vaduva (1960) and Alicia Markova (1910-2004)

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Carl Loewe (1796-1869) Charles Valentin Alkan (1813-1888) Sergei Liapunov (1859-1924) Ludwig Thuille (1861-1907) Ture Rangström (1884-1947) Ray Henderson (1896-1970) Klaus Huber (1924) Gunther Herbig (1931) Walter Weller (1939-2015) Radu Lupu (1945) Semyon Bychkov (1952) and Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Mark Twain (1835-19

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Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848) Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) John Brecknock (1937) Chuck Mangione (1940) Louise Winter (1959) and Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007)

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Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) Ferdinand Ries (1784-1838) Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894) Pamela Harrison (1915-1990) Berry Gordy Jr. (1929) Randy Newman (1943) Diedre Murray (1951) and John Bunyan (1628-1688) William Blake (1757-1827) Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) Stefan Zweig (1881-1942) Nancy Mitford (1904-1973) Rita Mae

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Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-1678) Anton Stamitz (1750-1798 or 1809) Franz Krommer (1759-1831) Sir Julian Benedict (1804-1885) Viktor Ewald (1860-1935) Charles Koechlin (1867-1950) Leon Barzin (1900-1999) Walter Klien (1928-1991) Helmut Lachenmann (1935) Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) David Felder (1953) Victoria Mullova (195

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Sunday November 19 saw the Oregon Symphony perform a night of Beethoven music and music inspired by the master, under the direction of guest conductor Johannes Debus, and featuring guest ensemble the St. Lawrence String Quartet. The Viennese master's Symphony No. 2 in D Major comprised the first half of the concert. Its a

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Earl Wild (1915-2010) Eugene Istomin (1925-2003) Alan Stout (1932) John Sanders (1933-2003) Craig Sheppard (1947) Vivian Tierney (1957) Spencer Topel (1979) and Eugene Ionesco (1909-1994) Charles Schulz (1922-2000) Marilynne Robinson (1943)

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Franz Gruber (1785-1863) Wilhelm Kempff (1895-1991) Virgil Thomson (1896-1989) Paul Desmond (1924-1977) Sir John Drummond (1934-2006) Jean-Claude Malgoire (1940) Håkan Hagegård (1945) Yvonne Kenny (1950) Gilles Cachemaille (1951) and Andrew Carnegie (1835- 1919) Helen Hooven Santmyer (1895-1986) Lewis Thomas (1913-1993)

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The powerful and persuasive playing of Cecile Licad would have gone a lot further if she had found some true pianissimos her interpretations of Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata and Liszt’s Piano Sonata in B Minor last Friday (November 17) at Lincoln Recital Hall. Because Licad kept the volume between mezzo forte and d

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Scott Joplin (1868-1917) Willie ("The Lion") Smith (1897-1973) Norman Walker (1907-1963) Erik Bergman (1911-2006) Emma Lou Diemer (1927) Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) Maria Chiara (1939) Chinary Ung (1942) Tod Machover (1953) Jouni Kaipainen (1956) Edgar Meyer (1960) Angelika Kirchschlager (1965) and Benedict Spi

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Pierre Du Mage (1674-1751) Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) André Caplet (1878-1925) Guy Reginald Bolton (1884-1979) Jerry Bock (1928-2010) Vigen Derderian (1929-2003) Krzysztof Penderecki (1933) Ludovico Einaudi (1955) Thomas Zehetmair (1961) Nicolas Bacri (1961) Ed Harsh (1962) and Nirad C. Chaudhuri (1897-1999) Paul Celan

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Bob Keefer at the Eugene Weekly has published another article about the Oregon Bach Festival and a similar firing that took place a year earlier. The role of OBF executive director Janelle McCoy in all this is starting to be scrutinized.

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