Tag Archives: Samuel Barber

The Bard in Aria

I used to think YouTube was just for funny cat videos and recordings of babies doing things their parents thought were cute.  I must fully repent my previous ideas.  I have made a few finds of musical treasures on the … Continue reading

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All Four in One, or One For All

When you pick up your smartphone and Google the definition of “symphony”, you will see this: Symphony An elaborate musical composition for full orchestra, typically in four movements, at least one of which is in sonata form. At the conveniently … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival

June has arrived in Southeast Michigan, and that means a number of things to the residents of the area.  One of the most exciting things for music fans in June is the return of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. … Continue reading

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