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Emily Ostertag

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Violin Virtuoso Ruggiero Ricci Dies at 94

Monday, August 06, 2012

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American violin legend Ruggiero Ricci has died at age 94. A devoted pedagogue, he made the first-ever recording of the unabridged Paganini Caprices, and went on to make several more.

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The Bad Plus Bring Jazz Touch to Rite of Spring

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

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The Bad Plus's jazz cover of The Rite of Spring probably won't incite the rioting seen at the work's 1913 premiere, but it's still a risky undertaking.

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Profile: For Natasha Paremski, Brahms Meets Boldface Names

Monday, July 30, 2012

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Since the early days of her career, the 25-year-old pianist Natasha Paremski has had a knack for making friends in high places. Here's how she does it.

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Map: See Where Famous Composers Have Lived in NYC

Friday, July 06, 2012

Using our map see where famous composers called home at various points in their lives. Among them: Stravinsky, Bartok, Britten, Bernstein and Herrmann.

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Lark Ascending: Rising Violin Star Who Plays a Mean Fiddle

Monday, June 25, 2012

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Tessa Lark’s violin career has been hatching for some time now. After winning the prestigious Naumburg Violin Competition this month, Lark, 23, is beginning to soar.

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A Guide to Crowdfunding Web sites

Monday, June 11, 2012

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Crowdfunding is an online fundraising technique where individuals or organizations can raise money for anything from political campaigns to startup companies and creative projects. Over the last 15 years, crowdfunding has become a viable funding mechanism for many independent musical projects, such as compositions and recordings. Here are a few of the most popular crowd funding sites aimed at arts groups:

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Six Summer Reads for Classical Music Fans

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

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Summer is prime season for reading. Whether you are headed to the beach or to your backyard, here are six recommendations for new music-related books to bring with you:

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