Welcome to my little space on the Net!

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Introducing the Art Music Lounge’s First-Ever Annual Record Awards:
“What a Performance!” 2019

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THE PENGUIN’S GIRLFRIEND’S GUIDE TO CLASSICAL MUSIC!

You’ll love it! Or you won’t!
Now complete all the way through Composers – X/Y/Z! Click on the link above to access it!

Even Newer!
Toscanini In and Of His Time

An approach to Arturo Toscanini’s conducting style and musicianship in a different light. A work in progress, I’ve uploaded the first six segments for your enjoyment (I hope). Feedback appreciated. Now complete through the year 1952 and including a facsimile of the 1950 NBC Symphony-Toscanini Tour Booklet. Now complete through my final posting, “The Toscanini Recordings – 2.”

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Check out my latest blog posts:

Haimor Conducts Antheil Serenades
Annika Treutler Plays Ullmann
Introducing the Amatis Trio
Sharon Isbin Has an “Affinity” for Music
Ilker Acayürek Sings Lieder & Operetta
Arturo O’Farrill’s “Four Questions”
Who is Alkis Baltas?
Sikora Presents Paris Sessions, Vol. 1
The Strange Music of Páll Pálsson
Elisabeth Kufferath’s “Two”
Advenio Plays Modern Horn Trios
Natalia Romaniw Explores Her Slavic Soul
Exploring Tcherepnin’s “Flowering Staff”
J.C. Hopkins Swings at Minton’s
Arnoldi Plays Modern Italian Violin Music
David Nebel Plays Glass & Stravinsky
Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis”: Film as Art
Daniel Behle Sings Gluck
Fred Randolph Does a “Mood Walk”
Ning Yu Plays Music of Being
Gimeno Conducts Franck
The Recorder Music of Hans Gál
Frieder Bernius’ Great Mendelssohn CD
Daniel Hersog’s Night Devoid of Stars
Van Raat Plays French Piano Rarities
Teddy Wilson Shines in 1980 Session
Oscar Pettiford Revisited
Lundqvist & André Have a Reunion
Dmytro Choni’s Piano Recital
Exploring the Music of Rudolf Escher
Adès Plays Janáček
Potsa Lotsa Plays Silk Songs for Space Dogs
Habbestad’s “Four Stations”
A Visit With Urs Blöchinger Revisited
A Tribute to Gabriel Bacquier
Osmo Vänskä’s Fine Mahler Seventh
Meister Records Henze’s “Der Prinz von Homburg”
Hannigan Takes Risks with “The Rake’s Progress”
Who was Nikola Nikolov?
Discovering Zdenêk Fibich
Duczmal-Mróz Conducts Weinberg
Korstick Plays Kabalevsky
Dausgaard’s New Nielsen CD
Paisiello’s Excellent “La Serva Padrona”
Anu Komsi Sings Duke Ellington
An Interwith With Silke Eberhard
Carty Presents Schubert’s “Four Seasons”
The Music of Dawson and Kay
Theodore Kuchar’s Amazing Nielsen
Trio Eclipse Presents “Spheres”
Spalding & Hersch Perform at the Vanguard
Ronny Graupes’ “Spoom” Returns

For links to older blog posts (beginning March 2016) click HERE

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Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Contact me at artmusiclady(at)outlook .com

Other sites of wonder to discover:

The Opera Scribe
Jazz in Europe

Emily’s Music Dump
Jazz Profiles (Gary Giddins)
The Music Parlour – Historical Releases
Jazz Lives
Composer Charles Ruggiero
Jazz Radio Network
WWFM Classical Streaming
Jazzbreak (many sound clips & videos available here)
John Todaro Photography

13 thoughts on “Welcome to my little space on the Net!

  1. bob says:

    Sounds like the perfect site to get one self oriented and off ine right direction to experience these genres of music. Tnanks for taking this project on and so willingly sharing. Bob in Canada. PS: I learned of your site via Marie Lamb on Facebook.

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  2. My thanks to EVERYONE who has been visiting my site and reading my reviews! My stats are way up, which makes me very happy, and more importantly, helps the wonderful artists I write about. Now if only I can get the jazz people to read the classical posts and vice-versa!

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  4. Sala Ponnech says:

    After watching the video of Turandot with Corelli and Udovich, I looked her up online because I had never heard of her before. That’s how I found your comments about her singing. I don’t know if she is the best Turandot ever but she sang In questa reggia with as little screaming as possible. I’m not a musician, but even I can comprehend what a fiendish piece of music it is.

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  6. M Wilson says:

    I only recently discovered your website and I must say I am very impressed indeed. It is no surprise that others recognize this too and you were the winner of the Scherman-Peabody award.

    Keep up the great work!

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