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Happy Birthday David Bowie

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Album Daily Music

Album Daily: 2 from Jonah Parzen-Johnson

It’s a confrontation between man and machine, and you can sing along.

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Album Daily Music The Classical Tradition

Album Daily: David Kadouch, Révolution

The music on here, set chronologically from Dussek, through Beethoven and Chopin, ending with Debussy and Rzewski, tells the story of the development in how composers both thought about the piano and how they thought about themselves

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Books Music

A Beginner’s Guide to Science Fiction | The New York Public Library

So January 2 was National Science Fiction Day. I didn’t know, but then there’s a day for everything now. Science Fiction is my original and favorite literary genre (when other kids were reading Hardy Boys, I was reading Jules Verne and Tom Swift), and I’m glad to draw your attention to this beginner’s guide that […]

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Album Daily: 2 from Steve Roach

Steve Roach’s entire career of music making has revolved around two general poles: generative music and pattern-based music.

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Music The Classical Tradition

Top Ten Classical Performances of 2019

in 2019, the consensus pick for best classical performance of the year is…

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Music

2019 Best Classical Part II

Any new piece that captures my interest has got some surprises in it.

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Beethoven250 Music

The Artist, Hero

Beethoven was not a saint, and often not particularly agreeable. He was a man, and that makes him the artist, Hero.