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Soloist Romero Elevates Symphony Concert PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 10 December 2002 18:00
The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) performance on Saturday, December 7, demonstrated the sharp contrasts within classical music. From rugged romanticism to stark minimalism, the concert led by Conductor and Musical Director Donald Schleicher was balanced, and the performance was well formed, as the orchestra played pieces by Kearnis, Mozart, Respighi, and the Paganini of the piano, Franz Liszt.

 
Holiday Pops Concert Fills Audience with Good Will PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 03 December 2002 18:00
The Quad City Symphony Orchestra and Festival of Trees Holiday Pops Concert on November 23 was not a concert for orchestral-music purists, but it is an integral part of the symphony season and essential for increasing the local symphonic- and classical-music base.

 
Hear and See New Sounds from Familiar Faces PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 03 December 2002 18:00
A handful of local bands have new releases, and they carry the distinct flavor of the past. One might say that time has stood still here in this part of the Midwest, but the current sad state of popular music – from the pop princesses and boy bands to nü-metal – makes each of these releases sound fresher than they might have in a different time.

 
Local Labels Provide a “Family” for Bands PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Written by Jeff Ignatius   
Tuesday, 26 November 2002 18:00
Technology allows virtually all musicians to cheaply record and duplicate their music. The difficult part is getting that music into the hands of listeners. And that need is being met by a handful of small labels that have cropped up in the Quad Cities in recent years.

 
Getting Off the Bull PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 19 November 2002 18:00
Dave Deibler pretty much gave up the rock lifestyle about five years ago. After “riding the bull” for 10 years with the Iowa-based power trio House of Large Sizes, he needed a break. “You have to get off that damned animal and lead it around a bit,” said Deibler, guitarist, singer, and songwriter for the band.

 
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