Latest Claude Debussy Stories

2008-09-09 21:00:14

By Mary Kunz Goldman Robert Levin and his wife, Ya-Fei Chuang, played a thrilling and delightful recital Saturday night at Lippes Hall in Slee Hall, on UB's North Campus. Other musicians should look to their program as an example of how it should be done. The music was from widely varying eras, genres and nationalities. We started out with some evocative Debussy, segued into two magical pieces by Schubert, and then it was time for the witty, virtuosic "Paganini Variations" by Polish...

2008-08-02 03:00:19

By Pellettieri, Graham BRIEFLY NOTED Debussy Album for String Quartet, arranged by Lynne Latham. Published by Latham Music, a Lorenz Company, lorenz.com, $18.95 all parts, $8.95 score, sold separately. For quite some time now, the Lorenz Corporation has been busy publishing scores (no pun intended) of sheet music for a wide variety of instruments and ensembles for religious communities. Latham Music recently became a division of the Lorenz Company in May 2007, and brought a wealth of string...

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