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The Complete John Ireland Songbook: Volume 1 – review

After surveying the songs of Quilter, Delius, CW Orr, George Butterworth and Havergal Brian, baritone Mark Stone now turns his attention to John …

Mahler: Symphony No 7 – review

Now in his mid-80s, Michael Gielen used to make regular guest appearances in London with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducting his own pieces and a …

Trasimeno festival report, and a first for Angela Hewitt

With Julian Barnes reading about music, Michael Berkeley talking about his godfather Benjamin Britten and presenting his new cabaret songs (with …

Proms 2013: should classical music concerts be televised?

For most people, classical music begins – and largely continues – as a non-visual medium, through radio and recordings. The picture is added only at …

John Bunch On Piano Jazz

Pianist John Bunch was born in Tipton, Ind., a small farming community north of Indianapolis. As a boy, he studied piano, and at 14, he was already playing with bands in central Indiana. During WWII, he served on a B17 Flying Fortress that was shot down over Germany. Bunch and his crew were taken …

Willie Nelson to Perform 'Stardust' LP in Its Entirety for First Time

Upcoming L.A. shows mark the 1978 LP's 35th Anniversary<p>Willie Nelson tours more than 200 nights a year, largely drawing from his 20 Number One …

12 Perfect Songs For Spending Warm Summer Days Indoors

Whether it's raining or you just feel like staying in your cozy little bedroom, here's the perfect soundtrack for warm weather homebodies.

Letters: Classical themes

OK, we get the point. You think that more of your readers are interested in pop music than the many and varied classical music styles. Film&Music (12 …

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Ramones Song?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll<p>It wasn't easy being a member of the Ramones. Beyond the simple fact that they basically despised each other, their …

Listen to Paul Westerberg cover The Rolling Stones’ “One More Try”

When Paul Westerberg isn’t being all Paul Resterberg, or practicing for those forthcoming Replacements reunion gigs, he’s apparently producing and …

Anna Von Hausswolff: An Artist In Thrall To A Mega-Instrument

Swedish performer Anna von Hausswolff is one of the few recording artists in the world who plays the pipe organ in popular music. Her latest album<i>, Ceremony</i>, was recorded over five days at a church in her hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden.<p>"Getting access to the church wasn't a problem. It was getting …

From Carnegie Hall, A Youth Orchestra That's A National First

It's a hot summer afternoon and the recital hall at Purchase College is abuzz with excitement and nervous energy. One hundred and twenty teenagers, from 42 states, are about to embark on an extraordinary musical and personal journey.<p>Clive Gillinson, executive director of Carnegie Hall, steps up to …

In 'Violeta Went To Heaven,' A Folk Icon's Tempestuous Life

In a scene from the film <i>Violeta Went to Heaven</i>, the Chilean singer Violeta Parra (played by Francisca Gavilán) walks through the countryside with her son Angel in search of a woman whose songs she wants to learn and record. Her son asks her, "What if we can't find this lady? Isn't she old?"<p>Parra …

Aretha Franklin Cancels Michigan Concert for Medical Treatment

Singer says performance would disrupt recovery<p>Aretha Franklin has canceled an upcoming concert near Detroit as she recovers from ongoing health …

La princesse jaune/La colombe; La rondine – review

"Paris is the city of desire," exclaims the naive juvenile tenor in Puccini's <i>La rondine</i> as he arrives in the metropolis, where he hopes to be …

Wilko Johnson gives hometown fans a last shot of the delta blues

A sold-out crowd in Southend-on-Sea last night caught sight of a national rock'n'roll hero doing what he does best. Wilko Johnson, the former Dr …

The Beatles

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The Beatles

Airplane Food: Do People Actually Enjoy it?

Who actually <i>likes</i> airplane food?<p>Unless you're shelling out the big bucks for elite seating, you're probably not a big fan of the food served at cruising altitude. And while there are plenty of reasons airplane food might suck, that doesn't mean we have to like it.<p>We searched the web for people who …

11 Music Venue Icons in the U.S.

For many people, music is the opposite of travel. It comes <i>to</i> us. If your dream is seeing “the Boss,” you wait for a tour, then buy your ticket to a variation on the same show in some big-box arena.<p>Yet some music venues are destinations themselves. After poring through hundreds of candidates in the …

How 'Bout a Refund For That Airline Fee?

Here's a question that's been on my mind -- and maybe yours, too -- since the revelation that airlines collected a record $27 billion in fees last year, a staggering 19.6 percent increase from 2011: Do they ever offer to refund those extra charges?<p>They're required to under certain conditions. For …

Flying

Singapore attractions in revamp amidst regional competition

Embattled attractions in Singapore are reinventing themselves in the face of dwindling visitors and a changing tourism landscape.<p>At least three …