Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:59:53 GMT
I suppose it was the Rachmaninoff piano concertos that gave me my first glimpse of a pilgrimage. Not knowing one from the other I assumed, at the receptive ages of four and five years old, that these separate concertos were all one, big, long piece of music.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:15:05 GMT
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Tue, 07 Feb 2017 03:43:22 GMT
Valentine concert set at Summerset BRENTWOOD A - Virtuoso pianist Joan Cifarelli and her trio will perform a program of the well-known love songs of such composers as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern and others at 3 p.m. Feb. 12. From jazz to classical gigs and everything in between, Cifarelli has worked in collaboration with numerous Bay area theater companies, as well as the Marin Symphony and the San Francisco Symphony. In addition, she serves as the primary accompanist for Concord High School's choirs and Brentwood's Liberty High School choir.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 23:42:03 GMT
Cole Porter wrote scores of hit songs for theatre and films from the 1920s to the '50s, including High Society, Kiss Me Kate and Anything Goes. Many of the lyrics are easily remembered, such as Night and Day and I Love Paris, while others are memorable for different reasons, such as: "If your blonde won't respond when you flatter 'er, tell her what Tony told Cleopatterer", from the Shakespeare song in Kiss Me Kate.
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 08:05:27 GMT
After bidding farewell to open class pacer, Tiger Tara, late last month the West Melton horseman could have been forgiven for feeling a little apprehensive about what the future might hold. Having enjoyed the pleasure of Tiger Tara's success and also that of Venus Serena as well there was always that hesitancy that the next really good one might be a long time coming.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:28:19 GMT
The nightclub singer has a crush on the stockbroker, who's in love with the debutante, who's engaged to an English aristocrat. What can be done? Well, for starters, the broker stows away on an ocean voyage to try to convince the debutante to run away with him, abetted by a gangster disguised as a priest.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 04:56:44 GMT
Two of the 20th century's most popular song writers hailed from Indiana, both so distinctive that the mention of their names brings to mind such familiar melodies as "Night and Day," "It's De-Lovely," "Georgia on My Mind" and "Stardust."
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 22:13:58 GMT
Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth - Retrospective Lin-Manuel Miranda - Alexander Hamilton - Hamilton Paul Weston - Esplanade At Sunset - Crescent City Jackie Allen - You're Nearer - Tangled Red Norvo/Bucky Pizzarelli - All Of Me - Just Friends Ray Charles - Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying - The Genius Of Ray Charles Bill Charlap - Autumn In New York - Live At The Village Vanguard Bing Crosby - Anyone Can See With Half An Eye That I'm Crazy Over You - The Crooner Sammy Fain - If You Don't Want To Be Sweethearts - The Great Composers Kate McGarry - This Heart Of Mine - Girl Talk Bob Dylan - Mr. Tambourine Man - Bringing It All Back Home Rosemary Clooney - Some Of These Days - Rosie Solves The Swingin' Riddle Frank Sinatra - Don't Worry 'Bout Me - This Is Sinatra Frank Sinatra - Don't Cry Joe - Swing Along With Me Frank Sinatra - No One Ever Tells You - A Swingin' Affair Frank ... (more)
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:20:52 GMT
On January 24, Will Friedwald , producer, feature writer for The Wall Street Journal , author of nine books on popular music, countless articles, and liner notes, moved his nostalgic CLIP JOINT series to Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street Y . For the uninitiated, CLIP JOINT offers curated video clips---many not seen in decades---from a huge vintage collection of quality sources, DVD and 16mm .
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:48:11 GMT
"Night and Day," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "You're the Top": Behind Cole Porter 's famous wit and sophistication lay an artistic genius's mastery of the American popular song. How did this wealthy scion from Peru, Indiana, thwart familial legal-career expectations to join Berlin, Loesser, and Sondheim on the very short list of iconic composer-lyricists? Artistic director David Loud leads a stellar Broadway cast - Allison Blackwell , Lewis Cleale , Nikki Rene e Daniels , Rebecca Luker and Matthew Scott - through Porter's most exquisite creations, including songs from such smash-hit shows as Anything Goes and Kiss Me, Kate.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 03:50:46 GMT
Jaunty troubadour Steve Ross returns to The E Spot Lounge located in the trendy Tujunga Village of Studio City, CA for one performance only: Thursday February 23, 2017 with a new collection featuring songs ranging from those written by Cole Porter "You Do Something To Me; You're the Top" and Kern and Hammerstein "All the Things You Are" to Leon Russell "A Song For You" with many other favorites along the way "The Way You Look Tonight, Let yourself Go, If Ever I Would Leave You, Two for the Road" and an original song written by Steve and Barbara Fried for this show "Now It's You".
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:48:35 GMT
"Anything Goes" at Firehouse Arts Center this weekend, when Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre stages the Cole Porter musical about the high jinks of lovelorn sailors and passengers aboard the SS American. The show features the catchy tunes "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "It's De-Lovely," as well as the title number.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:58:59 GMT
Accomplished countertenor Reginald Mobley will perform works of Bach, Handel and other Baroque and Classical greats, as well as songs from Cole Porter and more, in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in Sheldon Hall ballroom, as part of SUNY Oswego's Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series. SUNY Oswego music faculty member Dr. Mihoko Tsutsumi, host for the evening, said audience members could expect Mobley to engage both their hearts and their minds.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:21:18 GMT
Management said the company is in better shape starting 2017 than was the case a year ago - I suppose the point of view depends on the point of view. The company continues to accrue taxes at far less than statutory rates and to sell IP at levels far surpassing sales in the recent past.