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2 Revivals (Blitzstein, Weill), 2 CDs (Bernstein, Palmer) and A Look At Lorca (NYFOS), by Leonard Lehrman

3 CDs, 3 Concerts, 2 Operas & A Dance Recital

3 Short Films of Carl Theodor Dreyer

70th Birthday Concert for Leonard Lehrman and Charles Osborne, with the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus – 8/18/19 in Roslyn, NY

A Glimpse of Glimmerglass by Leonard Lehrman

A New Face from the Past – The Paintings of Gale Stockwell

A Pause for Some Weirdness – The Kipper Kids

About Anton Webern’s Entflieht auf leichten känen and Mozart’s Kyrie from Mass in C Minor – From Harold Rosenbaum’s Book A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

About Maestro Harold Rosenbaum’s Conducting Seminars

Acquiring a Solid Conducting Technique with No Wasted Motion – From Harold Rosenbaum’s Book A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

Announcing the Winners of the 7th Anita Cerquetti International Opera Competition in Montecosaro, Italy – April 2017

Another of Kubrick’s Early Films

Another Simpsons Homage

Anselm Keifer and the Art of Memory

Art or Vandalism? Either Way, A Great Documentary Film – Exit Through the Gift Shop

Bach & Bleach – Presented at The Downstairs at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, 66 E. 4th St. in Manhattan

Barab & Spektor: A Delightful & Moving Double Bill

Bargemusic Here and Now Labor Day Festival 2018 -A Review by Laura Jean Goldberg

Bargemusic Here and Now Winter Festival in New York City

Bascove’s Bridges

Beth Anderson – Age 7 to 15 – Part 2 of her memoir

Beth Anderson – The Early Days – Part 1 of her memoir

Beth Anderson – Age 18 to 19 – Rorem, Cage, Swift, Harrison – Part 4 of her memoir

Beth Anderson – Cage, Riley, and an MFA in Piano – Part 5 of her memoir

Catching Up on Six Summer Events & Seven CDs – by Leonard Lehrman

Catching Up with Cipullo, NYFOS, RAM, YIVO & York by Leonard Lehrman

Chapter 4: The Importance of Acquiring a Solid Conducting Technique – From Harold Rosenbaum’s Book A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

Chesley Bonestell – Father of Modern Space Art

Christmas 2013 – A Christmas Memory

Classic Animation – The Cat Came Back

Classical Music Still Matters – Part 2

Classical Music Still Matters – Part 3

Crossing Boundaries in 4 Musicals: Bernstein, Bock & Harnick, Lerner & Lane, Red Emma & Rasputin at Bard, Folksbiene, Irish Rep, and the Tank, by Leonard Lehrman

Daniel Garber – An American Impressionist

Debussy and Redon – Together

Denise Bellon – Hangin’ With the Surrealists

Derriere Opera Reviewed by Leonard Lehrman

Dietrich Rides Again at Medicine Show thru Sept. 17 – Review by Leonard Lehrman

Edgard Varese and Le Corbusier – Together Again!

Eliot Porter – The Great Colorist

European Motoring – Part 1

European Motoring – Part 2

From Kernel to Concert Part II, by Barbara Oldham, Quintet of the Americas

Gardens As Art

Gardens as Art – Local Division

George Bellows – The Color of the Changing World

George Frederick Bristow: Symphony No. 4 in e minor, Op. 50, “Arcadian” (1872) – First movement: Emigrants Journey Across the Plains – An Analysis by Kyle Gann

George Frederick Bristow: Symphony No. 4 in e minor, Op. 50, “Arcadian” (1872) – Fourth movement: Allegro con spirito, “Arrival at the New Home, Rustic Festivities, and Dancing” – An Analysis by Kyle Gann

George Frederick Bristow: Symphony No. 4 in e minor, Op. 50, “Arcadian” (1872) – Second Movement: Andante religioso, “Halt on the Prairie” – An Analysis by Kyle Gann

George Frederick Bristow: Symphony No. 4 in e minor, Op. 50, “Arcadian” (1872) – Third Movement: Allegro ma non tanto, “Indian War Dance and Attack by Indians” – An Analysis by Kyle Gann

Giorgio de Chirico and the Nostalgia of Infinity

Great Animated Film – The Illusionist

Great Animation from Zagreb

Great Film – Emir Kusturica’s Underground

Great Public but Private Spaces – New Skete Monastery

Great Public Spaces – Indianapolis, Indiana’s Monument Circle

Great Public Spaces – New York City’s Highline Park

Great Public Spaces – The Chicago River

Great Russian Animation – Two from Ivan Maximonv

Great Short Film – Jammin’ The Blues – 1944

Great Short Film – One Eyed Men Are Kings

Great Short Film – Powers of Ten

Great Short Film – Rotunda – A Living Portrait

Great Short Film – Schwarzfahrer

Great Short Film – The Heart

Great Short Film – The Red Balloon

Great Short Film – This Unnameable Little Broom

Great Short Films – The Terence Davies Trilogy

Great Short Films by Joris Ivens

Hannah – A Review by Jonathan Dzik

Hannah – A Review by Mark Greenfest

Happy New Year and a Message of Peace From Willa Webber

Interesting Architecture – Buenos Aires’ Kavanagh Building

Interesting Architecture – Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica

Interesting Architecture – New York’s Original McGraw-Hill Building

Interesting Architecture – Oddball Division

Interesting Architecture – Ostrow Tumski in Wroclaw, Poland

Interesting Architecture – Reykjavik’s Hallgrimskirja Cathedral

Interesting Architecture – The Colors of Kiev

Ivan Aivazovsky – Painting the Sea

James P. Johnson: Harlem Symphony (1932) – First movement: Penn Station (Subway Ride) – An Analysis by Kyle Gann

James P. Johnson: Harlem Symphony (1932) – Second movement: Song of Harlem (April in Harlem) – An Analysis by Kyle Gann

James P. Johnson: Harlem Symphony (1932) – Third movement: The Night Club – An Analysis by Kyle Gann

Jeremy Clarkson Drives the Smallest Car in the World

Kenneth Anger’s Eaux d’Artifice

Kubrick’s Early Films

Louis Aston Knight – Pre-Painter of Light

Meades Shrine 1

More Great Short Films by Joris Ivens

More New York City Concert Reviews and Concert Notes

More New York Concert Reviews and Notes from Mark Greenfest

Music of Youth and Age: Herbert Rothgarber, Michael Brown, Pygmalions, David Del Tredici, Stanley Drucker, Brahms & Bernstein by Leonard Lehrman

New Music Performed by Craig Hultgren, cellist – January 25, 2018 at New York City’s National Opera Center

New York City Auditions Winners Announced for 2017 Anita Cerquetti International Opera Competition

New York Composers Circle Concert of New Music for Mixed Chamber Ensembles – March 19, 2019

New York Scandia Symphony in Concert April 11, 2019 at New York City’s Symphony Space

Nice Place to Visit – Ragusa Ibla, Sicily

Night in the City – Artist Craig McPherson

Outcast at the Gate, An Opera by Joel Feigin, Presented by Center for Contemporary Opera

Painters of Argentina, Part 1 – Raul Conti

Painters of Argentina, Part 2 – Xul Solar

Parthenia Viol Consort’s Tomb Sonnets – A Concert with Special Guest Vocalist Ryland Angel, on March 25 at The Secret Theater in Long Island City, Queens – A Review by Nancy Tooney

Progressive Rock – Yes

Recording with Composer Jeff Beal and the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Songs of War, Protest, and Social Consciousness

Spero Plays Nyro – A Review by James Farmingdale

Steam Trains at Night – The Railroad Photography of O. Winston Link

Steampunk – The Future from the Past

Sylvain Chomet’s The Old Lady and the Pigeons

The “Orchestra” and Cat Cartoons of George Booth – With the Odd Dog

The Art of Odilon Redon

The Art of Yves Tanguy

The Beatles Can Take It…

The Beauty of Jazz Organ – Part 1

The Cartoons of Charles Addams

The Cartoons of Peter Arno

The Films and Vision of Chris Marker

The Last of Kubrick’s Early Films – Lolita

The Marc Blitzstein Plaque

The Simpsons’ Couch Gag

The Triangle Fire, an opera reviewed by Jonathan Dzik

The Triangle Fire, an opera reviewed by Mark Greenfest

The World of Old Railroad Posters

Two from Samuel Beckett

Veit Helmer’s Surprise

Works of Social Consciousness – a Concert Review by Mark Zuckerman

World Premiere of the Film BOSTON – Music by Jeff Beal

World Premiere of Voyagers, for String Quartet and Clarinet at Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History, November 28, 2017

Yet Another of Kubrick’s Early Films

Zombies, Flying Disc Men and Other Cold War Annoyances

2 Centennials, 2 New Classical Operas

Recital by Sandra Coffin, trumpet and Jennifer Peterson, piano – November 17 in Mineola, NY

“I’ve Got the Tune?” No, A Brecht-Weill Blitz Concert/Book Review by Leonard Lehrman

2016 – A Celebration Year for Jaromir Weinberger

3 Fall 2015 Weekend Concerts – Reviewed by Leonard Lehrman

A Busy January – Concert and CD Reviews and Notes from Mark Greenfest

A Loveletter to John Latouche (Nov. 13, 1914-Aug. 7, 1956) by Leonard Lehrman

A Night to Remember: Contemporary Music at New York City’s Bargemusic

America As I Want To Hear It – Music of Charles Ives

an infinite number of curves – Katabasis

an infinite number of curves – Rapid Eye

And Even More Spring 2014 NYC Concert Reviews and Notes

Announcing The 8th International Anita Cerquetti Opera Competition – 6 to 8 April 2018 at Logge Theatre in Montecosaro (MC), Italy

Announcing the New York Preliminary Auditions on December 9-10, 2016 For the 7th International Anita Cerquetti Opera Competition

Another Review of The New York Virtuoso Singers Celebrating Women Composers – Part 1

April 2015 New York Philharmonic Concert Reviews

Artek at Manhattan’s Immanuel Lutheran Church – A Review by Mark Greenfest

Autumn Salon, Presented by Concrete Timbre in Association with Asian Women Composers Association. A Review by Josh Oxford

Beth Anderson – Age 15 to 18 – Part 3 of her memoir

C4 Choral Composer/Conductor Collective Presents Heritage – First Concerts of 2013-14 Season

CD Release Review by Donald Venezia March 4, 2012

CD Release Reviews – Compiled by Donald Venezia for Summer 2013

CD Release Reviews By Donald Venezia – February 11 2012

CD Release Reviews by Donald Venezia – February 18 2012

CD Release Reviews by Donald Venezia – February 25, 2012

Celebrating the Life and Music of Steven Gerber – An Appreciation by Mark Greenfest

Celebrating The Strawbs

Chapter 11: Working with, and Supporting Composers – From Harold Rosenbaum’s Book A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

Classical Music Still Matters – Part 1 – Live from Caracas –

Classical Music Still Matters – Part 4

Composer’s Voice Concert Series May 19, 2016 at Brooklyn’s Firehouse Space

Conductor Harold Rosenbaum on Composer Thea Musgrave

Cool Sounds from France

Da Capo Chamber Players Present Global American Chamber Music at New York City’s Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center

December 2013 Reviews from Mark Greenfest – American Modern Ensemble (AME) Winter Music (NYC, Dec. 3, 2013) and Divorce Music (CD, 2012)

Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble’s Beaumarchais Festival – Reviewed by Leonard Lehrman

Donald Venezia’s CD Suggestions for Holiday Gift Giving – from BBC Music Magazine and Arkiv Music

Early Spring 2014 Concert Reviews and Notes

End-of-the-Year Roundup by Leonard J. Lehrman

Enjoyable Nonsense – Dada’s Greatest Hit

Ensemble Midtvest in Concert – A Fine Debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall

Even More New York City Concerts Considered

Even More Spring 2014 NYC Concert Reviews and Notes

For The Holidays – A Child’s Christmas in Wales

From Kernel to Concert, Part I by Barbara Oldham, Quintet of the Americas

Giant Steps Two Ways

Great Jazz from Esperanza Spalding

Great Music from Ukraine – Meet Nikolai Kapustin

Hlif Sigurjonsdottir in Concert at National Opera Center – A Brief Review by Mark Greenfest

Honoring the Upcoming Leonard Bernstein Centennial: A Review of His Complete Solo Works for Piano on New Bridge Records CD

Ibla Grand Prize Winners at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall

Insider/Outside View/Review Opera & Song at CCO, MCNY, LICA & QC – by Leonard Lehrman

Iris at Bard (July 27, 2016) – Reviewed by Leonard Lehrman

Jack Quartet at Time:Spans Festival 2018 – A Review by Mark Greenfest

James P. Johnson: Harlem Symphony (1932) – Fourth movement: Baptist Mission – An Analysis by Kyle Gann

Jaromir Weinberger Re-Discovered

Long Island Composers Alliance Presents Tomorrow’s Classics….Today

May 2015 Concert Reviews from Mark Greenfest

May and June in NYC Music Reviews

May NYC Concert Reviews and Notes

Mid-Winter 2015 NYC Concert Reviews by Mark Greenfest

More April NYC Concert Reviews from Mark Greenfest

More December 2013 Reviews from Mark Greenfest – Music All Over Town

More From The Concert Hall – Reviews from Mark Greenfest

More May 2015 Concert Reviews from Mark Greenfest

More New York City Concert Notes and Reviews by Mark Greenfest

More New York City Concert Reviews from Mark Greenfest

More New York Metro Area Spring 2016 Concert Reviews from Mark Greenfest

More Spring 2014 NYC Concert Reviews and Notes

More Summer 2014 New York City Concert Reviews and Notes

Music From Good Shepherd – A Concert Review by Mark Greenfest

Musical Hydrology or Hydrological Music? An Interview with Judith Lang Zaimont

New Marc Blitzstein CD and 2 New Books on Leonard Bernstein

New Take on Progressive Rock – The Crimson Jazz Trio

New York City 2016 Concert Reviews from Mark Greenfest – Special Composers Birthdays Edition

New York City Concert Notes and Reviews by Mark Greenfest

New York Composers Circle at NYC’s Saint Peter’s Church at Citigroup Center

New York Composers Circle at St. Peter’s and Magill/Levin at the Barge – Reviews by Mark Greenfest

New York Composers Circle Concert – June 4, 2016 at NYC’s Nimoy/Thalia Theater at Symphony Space

New York Composers Circle: A Concert of New Music on February 21 at St. Peter’s Church

New York Concert Reviews and Notes from Mark Greenfest

New York Scandia Symphony in Concert – June 5, 2014

New York Scandia Symphony in Concert – The Danish Golden Age – 200th Anniversary Concert of Niels W. Gade

Only at Merkin Hall with Terrance McKnight – Ursula Oppens 75th Birthday Tribute

Peri Mauer & Friends In Concert for Make Music New York

Peri Mauer’s Life on Earth for Chamber Orchestra Reviewed by Sandra Coffin

Progressive Rock – Emerson Lake & Palmer

Recently in the Concert Hall….Reviews from Mark Greenfest

Repast Baroque Ensemble’s March 24, 2018 “Dresden Fireworks” Illuminated Little-Known Works and Often Overlooked Instruments – A Review by Claude Scales

Review of Pianist Young-Ah Tak in Concert at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall

Review of The New York Virtuoso Singers Celebrating Women Composers – Part 1 at New York’s St. Ignatius of Antioch Church

Robert Cassidy’s Musings on His Pathways Solo Piano CD

Rusalka at Queens College – A Review by Mark Greenfest

Sergei Slonimsky’s Opera King Lear

Space May Well Be The Place – It’s Sun Ra

Summer 2014 NYC Concert Reviews and Notes

Symphonic Masterpiece – Arthur Honegger’s Symphony No. 2

Symphonic Masterpiece – Gosta Nystroem’s Symphony No. 3

Symphonic Masterpiece – Henry Cowell’s Symphony No. 11

Symphonic Masterpiece – Mozetich’s Affairs of the Heart

Symphonic Masterpiece – Ornette Coleman’s Skies of America

Symphonic Masterpiece – Roy Harris’ Symphony No. 7

Symphonic Masterpiece – Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms

Symphonic Masterpiece – Vagn Holmboe’s Symphony No. 8 “Sinfonia boreale”

Symphonic Masterpieces – The Music of Goffredo Petrassi

Symphonic Masterpieces – The Music of Norman Dello Joio

Symphonic/Choral Masterpiece – Lili Boulanger’s Psalm 129

Tania Stavreva in Concert – A Review by Mark Greenfest

Terrific Article – I Always Dated Tom Waits

The Beauty of Jazz Piano – Part 1

The Cecilia Chorus of New York Presents Dame Ethel Smyth’s The Prison – A Review by Anastasia Khitruk

The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director Announces Award-winning Vocal Soloists Making Carnegie Hall Debuts in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio on December 9

The Florida Orchestra in Concert

The Golden Apple – A Review by Dana Paul Perna

The Jackson Heights Orchestra in Concert – A Review by Mark Greenfest

The Last of the April 2014 Concert Reviews and Notes from Mark Greenfest

The Leading Composers in Denmark & Russia are 84 Years Old by Leonard Lehrman

The Music of Joel Feigin on May 2 at NYC’s DiMenna Center for Classical Music

The New York Repertory Orchestra in Concert on May 18 – A Review by Andrew Rudin

The Stan Kenton Centennial Concerts – Concert 1 – The Innovations Orchestra

The Winners of the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competition – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 1, 2012

The Winners of the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competition – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 11, 2016

The Winners of the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competition – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 13, 2015

The Winners of the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competition – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 2, 2013 –

The Winners of the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competition – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 7, 2019

The Winners of the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competition – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 9, 2017

The Winners of the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competition – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 8, 2018

The World’s Best Singing Partner – Emmylou Harris

Time for Some Goons

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Performs in Daytona Beach, Florida – A Review by Dana Paul Perna

Willa Webber’s Ave Maria Shalom Message of Peace

“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, October 10, 2016, Dennis Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center/Flagler Auditorium, Palm Coast, Florida

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