April, 2010

38 Posts
Thank you, E15!
E15 is the name that has been given to the Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajökull, by journalists who were struggling to pronounce the full name properly. The nickname is derived from the somewhat daunting number of letters that come after the E.
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How To Sell Classical Music To The Masses
The cream of British talent suggest how they would transform the traditional concert for a new audience.It’s almost akin to a papal pronouncement. On Monday the world’s most influential classical music critic, Alex Ross, will deliver the annual Royal Philharmonic
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ACT4
“ ACT4” is the life-style magazine based on music, art and culture featuring people engaging in respective fields. We have 30,000 readership and about 5,000 of them are the subscribers , and we welcome them as members of  “Club Impresario”.
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About me-Mariko :
My name is Mariko Sato, editor-in-chief of the magazine, “ACT4”. Graduating from Waseda University, my first career was a staff of Cathay Pacific Airways, and then started to work at a publishing company called ALC Press Inc in 1986. I
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China’s First Lady of Opera
Pavarotti started the ball rolling. On the occasion of a concert he gave in 1986 to a packed crowd of 10,000 Chinese at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, the tenor expressed a single regret, that “the capital of the
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Liping Zhang – Puccini: Visse d’arte
Liping Zhang, one of the artists mentioned in the Music notes titled China’s First Lady of Opera.
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Poulenc: L’invitation au château
L’ Invitation Au Chateau: IX. Act III, TangoJames Campbell, clarinetPeter Carter, violinJohn York, pianoJacky Guter, vocalJoanna Elias, vocal From Maurice Ravel / Francis Poulenc: Chamber Music for Woodwinds (2006) Released by Cala Poulenc: L’invitation au château Francis Poulenc was commissioned
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Music Is Good For You At Any Age
Let’s face it: Many of us looking to sharpen our intellectual edges have already passed the age when becoming a prodigy is an option. We missed the opportunity to start clarinet lessons at 5. We lacked the discipline to practice
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