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Weekend links

Links to noteworthy reviews from around Washington; plus the William Steinway diaries, fully searchable on line thanks to the National Museum of American History.

By various critics  | December 20, 2010; 8:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Washington, music history  
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Rediscoveries, overdue

Yet more "undiscovered" works by a master come to New York, giving rise to the question: what neglected works would you actually like to hear in an upcoming season?

By Anne Midgette  | May 13, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  music history, national, random musings  
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Chopin: an introduction

A link to my article on Chopin and his bicentennial in today's Washington Post.

By Anne Midgette  | February 21, 2010; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  music history  
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Getting the story

A nugget from the Metropolitan Opera database, one of my favorite sites on the Web.

By Anne Midgette  | January 15, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  music history, music on the Web, opera  
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Intro to Beethoven

A link to an introductory article that scratches the surface of the untold riches of the Beethoven piano sonatas.

By Anne Midgette  | November 15, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Haydn in Plain Sight

Oxford University Press reissues a Haydn dictionary, a nice volume for the casual enthusiast.

By Anne Midgette  | July 13, 2009; 6:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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