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Album Review: Masaya Ozaki – Fluid and Dreaming of Stripes

Masaya Ozaki – Fluid and Dreaming of Stripes. Eilean Records  On his debut album, Masaya Ozaki, a Japanese composer and multi-instrumentalist, undergoes an in-depth examination in how much emotion can be provoked through a bare minimum of sound.  Using a variety of plucked string instruments (guitar and ukulele), piano, synth pads and tape manipulations, Ozaki […]

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“A Turn of Breath” Ian William Craig – Album Review

In Review: “A Turn of Breath” Ian William Craig (Recital) This album is pure beauty – probably one of the most stunning and powerful releases I’ve heard in the past few months.  Ian William Craig is a trained opera singer who, on this album, uses tape malfunctions and manipulations as well as a system of […]

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Interview: All Handel, All the Time! Graydon Beeks on Going for Baroque

All Handel, All the Time! Tim’s guest on this week’s Going for Baroque (Friday from noon – 2pm) will be Prof. Graydon Beeks, member of the Pomona College Music Faculty, renowned baroque music scholar and President of the American Handel Society. He and Tim will discuss and play the man and his music, as well […]

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INTERVIEW: Anonymous 4 this Thursday

Tune in this Thursday morning 10am -11am, Oct. 7th, to hear a sprightly interview with Susan Hellauer of ANONYMOUS 4, the amazing female a cappella quartet. This will be featured on a special edition of ‘NeoClassical’ with Anne Koegel. From Medieval chant to American spirituals & folk songs and much else in between, ANONYMOUS 4 […]

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Jerome Lowenthal, “Christian Sinding: Music For Piano”

When I think “Norwegian composers,” I immediately think of Grieg . . . and that’s about it. It’s amazing what Nazi sympthazing does to erode your historical legacy, as evidenced by Christian Sinding. In spite of that factoid, you have heard “Rustles of Spring.” You might not know that you’ve heard it, but you have. […]

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