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Symphony Doesn’t Disappoint with Crowd-Pleasing Concert PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 04 December 2001 18:00
Undoubtedly Dvorak’s Cello Concerto is the most famous piece of its type ever written. In fact, composers such as Brahms – upon hearing Dvorak’s piece – lamented that they hadn’t written a cello concerto themselves.

 
Engaging Cellist Finds His Voice PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 27 November 2001 18:00
Zuill Bailey was a rambunctious child. The cello changed him. Bailey’s first encounter with the cello was at a symphony concert as a young child. Running through the halls, he “smashed into a girl holding a cello,” breaking the instrument, he recalled.

 
Symphony Sampler a Worthy – but Misguided – Recorded Debut PDF Print E-mail
Music - 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.

 
Up-and-Coming Jazz Artist Enthralls Audiences PDF Print E-mail
Music - 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
Music - Feature Stories
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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