baroque

Valentini might not have appreciated the name, he would certainly have fallen in love with the playing. Pierre de Manchicourt
"Such behavior puts the whole structure at risk," the unions wrote in a letter.
If wearing a bracelet made from a dead person’s hair sounds macabre, it’s helpful to remember it was a different era.
Performer Marcy Richardson is a professional and award wining opera singer, acrobatic pole dancer and aerialist. She is currently performing in Company XIV's Nutcracker Rouge and can be seen six nights a week at the Minetta Lane Theater.
The result is a live performance that defines itself as it goes, taking the raw talent of the performers and the energy of the audience to mold the backbone. The freedom and fluidity that ensues is contagious.
Anyone who can recall the ballistic fascination of their first pop-up reader would thrill at opening Steven Hancoff's newly released e-book "J. Sebastian Bach: Pablo Casals and the Six Suites for 'Cello Solo." As with other deeply inspired oeuvres, the artist had no thought of a mammoth multi-volume multimedia masterwork when he wandered into a love of performing Bach on acoustic guitar.
What's scarier than happening upon a lonely, 17th century-esque painting hanging out in an abandoned building?
In short, these are instruments meant for the cultivation of a delicate, refined beauty, the sort which may seem difficult to come by in today's loud and fast-paced world, but whose quiet existence is there, inviting us all to consider its "alternate future."
As I walked up the familiar steps and entrance everything seemed as it had been during my time as a student. The inside, however, was quite different and the courtyard was bathed in light, still surrounded by some familiar artwork.
I spent two weeks in June wandering around Prague and Budapest, seeing the sights and looking for folk and folk-inspired music. I came back with a satchel of CDs, some of which I'll share here in a series of posts.
He loves Bach's music so much that he often fantasizes about meeting him, learning to play organ with him, and substituting his current babysitter-slash-piano coach (a fellow pianist who thinks Bach is the greatest) with Bach himself.
I'm going to share some quick and easy examples of ways that you can help lower your child's stress levels and boost your child's academic potential.
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-64) is probably the most innovative and technically brilliant Italian artist you've never heard of. Though he practiced as a painter, it's his remarkable drawings and prints that won him a century of posthumous fame, after which he fell off the map.
I know you want to give credit for the modern obsession with mid-century modernism to the badass style of Mad Men and its ilk but there is something more interesting going on and I'm gonna show you.
Esquille, a Swedish EDM songwriter/producer, is like a cicada. He has recently re-surfaced, from a decade hiatus, into the dance music industry with his new EP Rock This Club Down.
"Riotous Baroque: From Cattelan to Zurbarán" features work from Pieter Aertsen, Giovanni Battista Langetti, Alessandro Magnasco
I discovered trance by accident. I was at a bar with some friends, and "Intense" came on. The violin caught my attention, and it suddenly hit me: This is the structure of a baroque concerto. Bach's music and van Buuren's trance compositions are essentially the same thing.