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2009-03-18 11:26:00

ALEC BALDWIN NARRATES COPLAND'S LINCOLN PORTRAIT ON OPENING NIGHT RENOWNED SOLOISTS INCLUDE YO-YO MA, JOSHUA BELL, JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET, GIL SHAHAM, ANDRE WATTS AND EMANUEL AX MARVIN HAMLISCH, ERICH KUNZEL AND JEFF TYZIK GUEST CONDUCT THREE POPS PROGRAMS -- A FIRST AT SPAC SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saratoga Performing Arts Center has announced the 2009 summer season of its resident company, The Philadelphia Orchestra, August 5-22.

2008-09-29 21:00:22

The papers of legendary conductor, arranger and broadcaster Andre Kostelanetz have been donated to the Library of Congress by his estate. Kostelanetz died in 1980. The gift is a veritable treasure trove for students of 20th century music and broadcasting.

2008-09-22 09:00:35

The papers of legendary conductor, arranger and broadcaster Andre Kostelanetz have been donated to the Library of Congress by his estate. Kostelanetz died in 1980. The gift is a veritable treasure trove for students of 20th century music and broadcasting.

2008-09-02 15:00:17

U.S. singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder has been chosen to receive the Second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, it was announced Tuesday. The announcement was made by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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