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-------------------- The Jazz Standards A Guide to the Repertoire Ted Gioia Oxford University Press: 528 pp., $39.95 -------------------- I like jazz but I don't know much about it. Or perhaps I should say that I know what I like. Duke Ellington,...
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As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program. Beginning in 1968, as one of...
Culture MonsterMark Swed reviews the West Coast debut zany and inspired and inspiring classical music duo, Igudesman & Joo at the Broad Stage....
Kennedy Center's boss says the arts are in trouble, blames lack of excellence and daring on timid administrators and fundersCulture MonsterKennedy Center boss Michael Kaiser bemoans lack of excellence in the arts and says timid arts managers are to blame...
Culture MonsterObama to confer 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday; arts honorees are Yo-Yo Ma and Jasper Johns, the first visual artist to win since 1977....
Earl Wild, the elder statesman of American piano virtuosos who was often called "the last of the great Romantic pianists," died Saturday at his home in Palm Springs. He was 94. He died of congestive heart failure after a long illness, his companion,...
Culture MonsterA lot of attention has been given lately to the 19th centuryâs three dominant virtuosos. Topping the slate of recent recordings of Chopinâs late piano music is Marc-AndrÃ© Hamelinâs brilliantly deft accounts of the second and third sonatas. Maria...
Some pianists launch their career by challenging the work of the composers they play -- making a piece their own with a radical re-interpretation. The young Glenn Gould took J.S. Bach at an unheard-of speed, while Vladimir Horowitz found an unplumbed...
Just like the stories it seeks to tell through histrionic plots, spectacular settings and virtuosic vocal lines, the world of opera is full of behind-the-scenes drama. Maria Callas' diva-like antics have become legendary. Luciano Pavarotti earned the...
The Times' Nov. 7 article, "Tight economy puts squeeze on arts organizations,” reveals that the troubles of the Pasadena Symphony, Opera Pacific and the Museum of Contemporary Art's Geffen Contemporary represent but a few examples of artistic...
It looks a little bit like a body board, and it does ride the waves — sound waves, that is. Meet the harpejji, a fretted string instrument invented and built in the Baltimore area. Coldplay bought one. A.R. Rahman, who composed the score to...
Mike Wallace, who pioneered and then dominated the probing and enduringly popular hallmark TV magazine series "60 Minutes," died Saturday night, CBS announced. He was 93. Wallace, who had triple heart bypass surgery in early 2008, died in New Haven,...
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