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:

Madre Vaca Plays Schubert’s “Winterreise”
The Music of Rob Keeley
The “Hero Trio” Debuts on Disc
C.P.E. Bach’s Organ Music
Ping Yee Ho’s New Children’s Opera
Cory Smythe’s Bizarre Cyborg Music
Barone Plays Crumb’s “Metamorphoses” Book I
Discovering Dallapiccola’s “Il Prigioniero”
The Patterson-Sutton Duo Plays Stephen Goss
Appl Sings Cantatas of Several Bachs
Time Flies for Elaine Funaro
Laubrock & Davis Go to Town
Julio Botti’s Pure Tango
Spyres Stars in “Postillon de Lonjumeau”
Botstein’s & Spyres’ Forgotten “Huguenots”
Vol. 2 of Fischer-Dieskau’s Lied Edition
Kawakami Plays Kapustin
The Alexander Quartet Plays Quintets
Trio Gaspard Plays in Berlin
More Adès Piano Music
Emilie Mayer’s Stunning Symphonies
The Pacifica Quartet Plays Contemporary Voices
More Emilie Mayer
Ogawa Vexes Us With Satie’s “Vexations”
Levy & Ogawa Do Cole Porter
Wallfisch Plays Weinberg
Collins Plays, Conducts Vaughan Williams & Finzi
Krommer’s Surprising Symphonies
Hemmerlé Plays Roger-Ducassse
Brian Giebler Traces an Old-Fashioned Lad’s Loves
Søndergaard Plays Brubeck, Desmond & a Little Tizol
Khristenko Plays Krenek’s Odd Music
Frank Martin’s Song Cycles
Enrique Haneine is Unlayered
Juraj Stanik Turns Inside Out
Gritskova Sings Prokoviev
Joey Alexander’s “Warna”
Gabriela Lena Frank Spreads Her Own Wings
Duo Maiss You Plays 20th-Century Europeans
The Greatest Beethoven Quartets Ever…for 99¢!
The Namirovsky-Lark-Pae Trio Plays Bridge & Brahms
Sarah Willis Combines Mozart & Mambo!
The Wisdom of Solomon
Event Horizon Releases Their Debut Disc
The Linos Trio Does C.P.E. Bach
Goodbye to Nikolai Kapustin

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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