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Dmitri Shostakovich

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  • Words by Nick Hornby, music by Ben Folds

     
    Writer Nick Hornby and musician Ben Folds have teamed up on a new album, scheduled to be released later this year. The division of labor between music and lyrics isn't uncommon in rock and pop -- the words to many......
  • LoCigno Arraigned in Whalen Killing

     
    Darryl Kemp’s prints are found in Marjorie Hipperson’s apartment. “Yes, I’ll Leave Now!” Dmitri Shostakovich gives some lumps to Louis Armstrong and Leonard Bernstein. Now you know what a Shamash is. A robe is $55 at Oviatt’s – that’s...
  • Gustavo Dudamel, on TV and online

     
    Culture Monster will be diligently covering the arrival of Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new music director, in the days and weeks leading up to his big concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Until then,......
  • Shostakovich Visits L.A.!

     
    Shostakovich meets the press at the Ambassador Hotel. Wouldn’t it be great to go see it? Oh, wait, we let L..A. Unified tear it down. Oct. 20, 1959: Dmitri Shostakovich leads a group of Soviet composers on a tour of the U.S. After Mayor Norris Poulsonâ€...
  • Dissident or not, Ismail Kadare is one of the greats

    Ismail Kadare is, in many ways, among the most problematic of major writers in contemporary Western letters. But that shouldn't prevent readers from savoring "The Siege" for what it is, a significant work by an important, fascinating author. Though he...