James Bennett II

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5 Marathon-Length Classical Works

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

In the spirit of Sunday's New York City Marathon, we present a few classical "marathons"— pieces that are exceptionally long, grand in scale or take superhuman concentration to complete.
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7 Spooky Classical Pieces For Your Halloween Playlist

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

In the spirit of the season, we share these creepy classical jams that no Halloween playlist should be without. What are your favorites?
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The Curse of the Ninth Haunted These Composers

Monday, October 17, 2016

As the Halloween season approaches, let's take a look at classical music's strangest superstition — the curse of the ninth symphonies.
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5 Great Classical Sequels and Life-After-Death Collaborations

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Classical music is full of instances of composers revisiting timeless pieces or stepping in to complete unfinished projects. Here are five of our favorites.
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Early Music Ensemble's Home of 30 Years Destroyed in Fire

Monday, October 03, 2016

For more than 30 years, the First Congregational Church in Berkeley, California had been the home of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.
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The Composer Behind the NFL's Epic Sound

Friday, September 30, 2016

In 1966 Sam Spence was hired to score the soundtrack for NFL Films. Before we scramble to our couches on Sunday afternoon, let’s listen to a few tunes that defined his distinct sound.
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5 Noteworthy Inaugural Opening Night Performances

Monday, September 26, 2016

To get into the mood of opening night season we revisit the inaugural performances at a few of the world’s notable symphony halls and opera houses.
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