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

My concert preview of this weekend's Vancouver Symphony concert with blind pianist Ignasi Cambra appeared in Friday's issue of The Columbian Newspaper here. Cambra will play Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto with the orchestra.

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John Blow (1649-1708) George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) Sir Hugh Roberton (1874-1952) Albert Sammons (1886-1957) Dave Apollon (1897-1972) Elinor Remick Warren (1905-1991) Martindale Sidwell (1916-1998) Hall Overton (1920-1972) Régine Crespin (1927-2007) and Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) - blogger of the 17th Century W. E

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Niels Wilhelm Gade (1817-1890) York Bowen (1884-1961) Benno Moiseiwitsch (1890-1963) Joseph Kerman (1924-2014) George Zukerman (1927) Steven Lubin (1942) Lowell Liebermann (1961) Rolando Villazón (1972) and George Washington (1732-1799) Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) Edward Gorey (

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During the silent film era (1895-1930), it was common for movie theaters to provide live music accompaniment while the film was shown. Most theaters hired an organist or a pianist, who could improvise as the movie played. Some theaters in larger towns or cities provided a chamber ensemble to accompany the film. Resurrecting

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Carl Czerny (1791-1857) Leo Delibes (1836-1891) Charles Marie Widor (1844-1945) Kenneth Alford (1881-1945) Nina Simone (1933-2003) Elena Duran (1949) Simon Holt (1948) and Anaïs Nin (1903-1977) W. H. Auden (1907-1973) Erma Bombeck (1927-1996) Ha Jin (1956) Chuck Palahniuk (1962) David Foster Wallace (1962-2008)

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Johann Peter Salomon (1749-1815) Charles‑Auguste de Bériot (1802-1870) Mary Garden (1874-1967) Robert McBride (1911-2007) Ruth Gipps (1921-1999) Toshiro Mayuzumi (1929-1997) Christoph Eschenbach (1940) Barry Wordsworth (1948) Cindy McTee (1953) Riccardo Chailly (1953) Chris Thile (1981) and Russel Crouse (1893-1966) Lo

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Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) Louis Aubert (1877-1968)) Arthur Shepherd (1880-1958) Grace Williams (1906-1977) Stan Kenton (1912-1979) Timothy Moore (1922-2003) George Guest (1924-2002) György Kurtág (1926) Michael Kennedy (1926-2014) Jean-Pierre Ponnelle (1932-1988) Smokey Robinson (1940) Penelope Walmsley-Clark (1949) Da

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Giovanni Battista Vitali (1632-1692) Pietro Giovanni Guarneri (1655-1720) Gustave Schirmer, Jr. (1864-1907) Marchel Landowski (1915-1999) Rolande Falcinelli (1920-2006) Rita Gorr (1926-2012) Yoko Ono (1933) Marek Janowski (1939) Marlos Nobre (1939) Donald Crockett (1951) and Sholem Aleichem (1859-1916) Nikos Kazantzakis

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Outside the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Saturday (February 9), it was winter coat weather with temperatures below freezing, but inside things were toasty warm because of the fiery, incisive playing of violin soloist Simone Lamsma and the Oregon Symphony. It was the 34-year-old Dutch virtuoso’s fourth appearance with

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Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) Henri Vieuxtemps (1820-1881) Sr. Edward German (1862-1936) Leevi Madetoja (1887-1947) Andres Segovia (1893-1987) Marian Anderson (1893-1993) Paul Fetler (1920-2018) Ron Goodwin (1925-2003) Fredrich Cerha (1926) Lee Hoiby (1926-2011) Anner Bylsma (1944) Karl Jenkins (1944) and Ronald Knox

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Charles Avison (1709-1770) Willem Kes (1856-1934) Selim Palmgren (1878-1951) Maria Korchinska (1895-1979) Alec Wilder (1907-1980) Machito (1908-1984) Sir Geraint Evans (1922-1992) Eliahu Inbal (1936) John Corigliano (1938) Sigiswald Kuiljken (1944) and Nikolai Leskov (1831-1895) Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918) Van Wyck B

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Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) Jean‑François Lesueur (1760-1837) Friedrich Ernst Fesca (1789-1826) Heinrich Engelhard Steinway (1797-1871) Robert Fuchs (1847-1927) Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935) Walter Donaldson (1893-1947) Georges Auric (1899-1983) Harold Arlen (1905-1986) Jean Langlais (1907-1991) Norma Procter (1928-20

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Pietro Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676) Alexander Dargomizhsky (1813-1869) Ignaz Friedman (1882-1948) Jack Benny (1894-1974) Wyn Morris (1929-2010) Steven Mackey (1956) Renée Fleming (1959) and Frederick Douglass (1814-1895) Carl Bernstein (1944) and On this day in 1895, Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Being Earne

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Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Leopold Godowsky (1870-1938) Feodor Chaliapin (1873-1938) Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919-1991) Eileen Farrell (1920-2002) Yfrah Neaman (1923-2003) Colin Matthews (1946) Peter Gabriel (1950) Raymond Wojcik (1957-2014) Philippe Jaroussky (1978) and William Roughead (1870–1952) Ricardo Güiraldes (1886

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Thomas Campion (1567-1620) Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760-1812) Roy Harris (1898-1979) Franco Zeffirelli (1923) Mel Powell (1923-1998) Paata Burchuladze (1951) and Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Max Beckmann (1884-1950) Judy Bloom (1938) And courtesy of the New Music Box: On February 12, 1924 at New Y

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Rudolf Firkušný (1912-1994) Sir Alexander Gibson (1926-1995) Michel Sénéchal (1927) Cristopher Dearnley (1930-2000) Jerome Lowenthal (1932) Gene Vincent (1935-1971) Edith Mathis (1938) Alberto Lysy (1935-2009) Christine Cairns (1959) and Thomas Edison (1847-1931) Philip Dunne (1908-1992) Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909-199

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Johann Melchior Molter (1696-1765) Adelina Patti (1843-1919) Jean Coulthard (1908-2000) Joyce Grenfell (1914-2001) Cesare Siepi (1923-2010) Leontyne Price (1927) Jerry Goldsmith (1929-2004) Roberta Flack (1937) Barbara Kolb (1939) and Charles Lamb (1775-1834) Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) Åsne

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Wow! It’s amazing what artists can do with overhead projectors! Manual Cinema, a Chicago-based company that specializes in shadow puppetry, elevated the largely forgotten overhead projector into a splendid storytelling device, using impeccable timing and imagination to enhance the Oregon Symphony’s presentation of Hans

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Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) Franz Xaver Witt (1834-1888) Alban Berg (1885-1935) Harald Genzmer (1909-2007) Hildegard Behrens (1937-2009) Ryland Davies (1943) Paul Hillier (1949) Jay Reise (1950) Marilyn Hill Smith (1952) Amanda Roocroft (1966) and Amy Lowell (1874-1925) James Stephens (1882-1950) Brendan Behan (1923

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Jacob Praetorius (1586-1651) André Grétry (1741-1813) Osian Ellis (1928) John Williams (1932) Elly Ameling (1933) Gundula Janowitz (1937) Margaret Brouwer (1940) Stephen Roberts (1948) Irvine Arditti (1953) and Jules Verne (1828-1905) Kate Chopin (1850-1904) Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) Neal Cassady (1926-1968) John G

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Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871-1927) Ossip Gabrilovich (1878-1936) Eubie Blake (1883-1983) Claudia Muzio (1889-1936) Quincy Porter (1897-1966) Lord Harewood (1923-2011) Maruis Constant (1925-2004) Stuart Burrows (1933) Wolfgang van Schweintz (1953) and Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) Sinclair Lewis

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Henry Litolff (1818-1891) Karl Weigl (1881-1949) Andre Marchal (1894-1980) Claudio Arrau (1903-1991) Stephen Albert (1941-1992) Paul Esswood (1942) Bob Marley (1945-1981) Bruce J. Taub (1948) Matthew Best (1957) Sean Hickey (1970) and Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) Eric Partridge (1894-1979) George Herman "Babe"

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Sometimes it is interesting to see which guest artist makes the biggest impression at a concert. The Oregon Symphony offered an interesting choice at its concert on Saturday, January 26th, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. On the one hand, virtuoso violinist Viviane Hagner made her debut with the orchestra in playing Un

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Ole Bull (1810-1880) Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748-1798) Ricardo Viñes (1875-1943) Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969) Jussi Björling (1911-1960) Sir John Pritchard (1921-1989) Luc Ferrari (1929-2005) John Poole (1934) Ivan Tcherepnin (1943-1998) Josef Protschka (1944) Phylis Bryn-Julson (1945) and Henry Louis "Hank"

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Eustache du Caurroy (1549-1609) Carl Michael Bellman (1740-1795) Aristide Cavaillé‑Coll (1811-1899) Yrjo Kilpinen (1892-1952) Bernard Rogers (1893-1968) Erich Leinsdorf (1912-1993) Jutta Hipp (1925-2003) Martti Talvela (1935-1989) François Dumeaux (1978) and also Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) Gavin Ewart (1916-1995)

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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594) Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847) Sidney Lanier (1842-1881) Priaulx Rainier (1903-1986) Luigi Dallapiccola (1904-1975) Blas Galindo Dimas (1910-1993) Jehan Alain (1911-1940) Helga Dernesch (1939) and Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) Georg Trakl (1887-1914) Norman Rockw

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The Vancouver Symphony put a little razzmatazz into its first concert of the New Year (January 26), pairing flashy and popular works by Copland and Gershwin with several numbers from the world of Broadway musicals. While the purely instrumental pieces were warmly appreciated by the near-capacity audience in SkyView Concert

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Louis Marchand (1669-1732) Leo Fall (1873-1925) Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962) Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) Stan Getz (1927-1991) Skip Battin (1934-2003) Martina Arroyo (1937) Sir Andrew Davis (1944) Ursula Oppens (1944) Eliane Aberdam (1964) Also James Joyce (1882-1941) James Dickey (1923-1997)

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Francesco Stradivari (1671-1743) Francesco Maria Veracini (1690-1768) Johan Joachim Agrell (1701-1765) Victor Herbert (1859-1924) Julius Conus (1869-1942) Clara Butt (1872-1936) Sándor Veress (1907-1999) Mozart Camargo Guarnieri (1907-1993) Renata Tebaldi (1922-2004) Ursula Mamlok (1928-2016) Michael G. Shapiro (1951) an

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François Devienne (1759-1803) Franz Schubert (1797-1828) Caroline Miolan‑Carvalho (1827-1895) Ernest John Moeran (1894-1950) Silvestre Revueltas (1899-1940) Nathan Milstein (1904-1992) Benjamin Frankel (1906-1973) Alan Lomax (1915-2002) Jaap Schröder (1925) Odetta (1930-2008) Philip Glass (1937) Stephen Cleobury (1948)

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