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Classical Notes: December 2, 2008 Archive

Condoleeza Rice Plays For the Queen

Posted at 1:14 PM on December 2, 2008 by Gillian Martin

It's no secret that Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice is a classical pianist. Yesterday, on her last trip to Britain, she played a little chamber music for Queen Elizabeth. Find the video here.

"Will our culture suffer if we don't do more to teach the arts?"

Posted at 2:09 PM on December 2, 2008 by Gillian Martin (1 Comments)

The wonderful arts news site artsjournal.com hosts an on-line debate this week about arts education.

They've invited 16 bloggers to participate: working artists (including violinist Midori), arts administrators, critics, arts funders, and school administrators.

It started yesterday and continues through Friday. Find it here.

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