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Deanna Durbin, the singing starlet with the bubbly personality and the jewel-tone voice whose enormously popular movies were widely credited with saving Universal Pictures from bankruptcy during the Depression, has died. She was 91. Her popularity...
Tags: A.C. Lyles, Music Theater, Movies, Anne Frank, Henry Koster
One must remember that it was the stereo LP that finally catapulted Holst’s “The Planets” into international orbit in the 1950s and '60s because recordings could accommodate its crunching cataclysms and quiet, cool mysticism with equal...
Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York,...
Mitch Miller, who helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early '60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit "Sing Along With Mitch" TV show in the early '60s while becoming one of the era's most...
Associated PressROME — Riccardo Muti, the master conductor, is sounding an ominous note, and it isn't rising from the orchestra pit. The former longtime maestro at Milan's La Scala opera house is worried that the stubborn financial crisis in much of the world...
Tribune Newspapers CriticHalfway through reading Paul Elie's "Reinventing Bach," I suddenly got dizzy. An earthquake? All-purpose angst? Or could it be that composer Johann Sebastian Bach was working as an agent of transcendence on me, as he did on this sincere author? The basic...
-------------------- Reinventing Bach Paul Elie Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 498 pp., $30.00 -------------------- Halfway through reading Paul Elie's "Reinventing Bach," I suddenly got dizzy. An earthquake? All-purpose angst? Or could it be that Bach...
TribLocal - EvanstonFlutist Mathieu DufourHighlights Evanston Symphony Orchestra’sFinal Concert of the Season Evanston, IL — Mathieu Dufour, principal flutist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, is featured soloist …...
At first glance, I saw a sea of confusion, an orchestrated commotion of kids laughing, singing, screaming, playing the piano and banging on bells and drums. Music was definitely in the air in the band room of La Caņada High. After a second glance, I...
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Norman Corwin, the legendary writer, director and producer of original radio plays for CBS during the golden age of radio in the 1930s and '40s when he was revered as the "poet of the airwaves," has died. He was 101. Corwin, a journalist, playwright,...
Culture MonsterNostalgia for Old Hollywood is a robust business. Most of it tends to center around the moviemaking industry but for native Angelenos, the emotions run deeper than that, touching on all aspects of the city's cultural and social landscape in......
The Daily MirrorFor the last few days, the DVD player has been glowering at me. Over two nights, I worked my way through most of “Fantasia” and whenever I went near, it would scold me as if to say “Don’t forget, you......
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