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Lieder Of The Pack: ‘Art Song on the Couch,’ inspired by the edginess of Freud’s Vienna, features music by Mahler, Schoenberg and StraussTuesday, November 4th, 2014
Click Here to Read: Lieder Of The Pack: ‘Art Song on the Couch,’ inspired by the edginess of Freud’s Vienna, features music by Mahler, Schoenberg and Strauss by George Robinson on The Jewish Week website on October 4, 2014.
Sometime a song is just a song, Mahler, left and Freud, Wikimedia Commons.
Click here to Read: The Gold Mine by Kelsey Waldon: Life, more or less By Dylan Lubao on the World Socialist Web Site on October 16, 2014.
Kelsey Waldon [Credit: Tim Duggan]
Click Here to Read: Strumming along with Dylan and Seeger By Robert E. Cohen on the Paint the Culture Rad Website.
Gil Turner, Happy Traum, Delores Dixon, Bob Cohen
Click Here to View: Where the Hell is Matt on YouTube.
Click Here to Read: NYFOS Opens Its Mainstage Series with ART SONG ON THE COUCH on the Classical World.com website on October 6, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Letters to Afar: An Installation by Peter Forgacs and the Kleimatics Sponsored by YIVO and the Museum of the City of New York at the Museum of the City of New York on October 20, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Departed Friends and Some of Their Disciples New releases by Charlie Haden and Jim Hall, and Bill Frisell in The New York Times on October 3, 2014.
Art Song On the Couch: Lieder in Freud’s Vienna
Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 8 pm
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center (129 W. 67th, NYC)
Janai Brugger, soprano; John Brancy, baritone
Steven Blier and Michael Barrett, pianists
In the early years of the 20th century German Lieder took on a new psychological and musical complexity: Gustav Mahler had a life-changing encounter with Sigmund Freud; Richard Strauss’s Ophelia-Lieder brought Shakespeare’s heroine into the analyst’s office; and German art song entered a new Golden Age fueled by dreams and hidden desires. Music by Wolf, Mahler, Schoenberg, Strauss, and others. (more…)
Save the Date! MOZART and FREUD VISIT NEW YORK CITY
Thursday, October 9, 2014, 8:00 – 10:00pm, Collation to follow
This one act play, written by Julie Jaffee Nagel is a conversation between Mozart and Freud discussing Freud’s disclaimers about music and Mozart’s counterclaim that he could only express himself through music. These two icons engage in a lively discussion about their feelings regarding music and psychoanalysis. Specifically we learn about Mozart and some of the dynamics that contributed to his great piano Sonata, K 310 in A Minor. Following Freud and Mozart’s discussion, the entire Sonata will be performed by Louis Nagel. (more…)
Click Here to Read: MUSIC: Leonard Bernstein: A New Look at His Rise, His Foibles, and His Impact on Music History The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal. By Yale University Press on the Tablet Website on September 15, 2014.
Library of Congress
Click Here to Read: Willie Nelson’s Band of Brothers: A songwriter returns By Hiram Lee on The World Socialist Web Site on September 2, 2014.
2014 Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in
Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | 5:30pm
“The Capital of Yiddishland”:
YIVO and its Relationship to Vilna
Cecile Kuznitz, Bard College (more…)
Click Here to Read: His Renaissance on Record by Tom Nolan in The Wall Street Journal on May 26, 2014.
A new nine-disc boxed set documents Louis Armstrong’s resurgence with his ‘All Stars’ band. © Bettmann/CORBIS
Click Here to View: Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957 on YouTube.
Click Here to Read: Blue Note’s Jim Hall tribute show really a missing-man formation for guitar giant by Wayne Lockwood in the New York Daily News on April 18, 2014.
Click Here to Read: New York City radio drive collects 2,500 musical instruments for public school students By Fred Mazelis on The World Socialist Web Site on April 14, 2014.
Click Here to Read and Listen to: A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World by Marin Alsop on the NPR website on April 12, 2014.
Gustav Mahler wanted each of his symphonies to contain a world of emotions and ideas.
Click Here to Read: A concert of twentieth century masterworks by Britten, Bartók and Shostakovich By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Website on April 11, 2014.
Benjamin Britten, 1968