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Friday, June 27 2008

  • Classical's Wild Years June 27, 2008

    Reading accounts of concerts in the days of Beethoven, it’s evident that what we now call Classical Music was in fact the arena rock of its time. Orchestras played almost free-form e... (article)

  • The Classical Piano Recital as Rock Concert June 27, 2008

    Classical music concerts weren't always formal rituals where audiences sat in funereal silence. A new book called "After the Golden Age" explains how 19th-century recitals were like r... (episode)