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New Film a Love Letter to Indie Rock PDF Print E-mail
Music News
Written by John James   
Tuesday, 20 November 2001 18:00
• The new independent film Dean Quixote is an indie-rock love letter, with an appearance by Dayton, Ohio’s Guided by Voices and a tastefully selected soundtrack. Just released on the spinART Records label, it features the band’s “If We Wait” alongside Olivia Tremor Control, Beachwood Sparks, The Minders, Bevis Frond, Bettie Serveert, and Orchestra Fantastique, a new side project from Robert Schneider of The Apples in Stereo.

 
Symphony Sampler a Worthy – but Misguided – Recorded Debut PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 20 November 2001 18:00
With a robust musical tradition to draw on, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) has released its first full-length CD, an assembly of movements and snippets drawn from recordings by Augustana’s WVIK public-radio station.

 
Brother Cleans Up at Country-Music Awards PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John James   
Tuesday, 13 November 2001 18:00
• I let out a holler and a hoot over the smashing success of the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack at the 35th annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, as the set won best album and single for “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” by the Soggy Bottom Boys featuring vocalist Dan Tyminski.

 
Up-and-Coming Jazz Artist Enthralls Audiences PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 13 November 2001 18:00
One of the primary goals of any artist, especially a jazz musician, is to have a distinctive style. Knowledgeable jazz musicians and even fans can hear just a few bars of Clark Terry, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Milt Jackson, Thelonious Monk, and many others and easily recognize who is playing.

 
Symphony Soars in All-Russian Concert PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 November 2001 18:00
Sergei Rachmaninoff was an average composer and an excellent performer. He composed mainly in the 20th Century, yet the Romantic idiom dominated his work; while other composers were exploring the edges of modern composition, Rachmaninoff was unable to move beyond the high drama of the 1800s.

 
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