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Classical Notes: February 9, 2009 Archive

The Miracle of Editing

Posted at 9:12 AM on February 9, 2009 by Gillian Martin

This video proves that you, too, can be a virtuoso if you can hit all the right notes...even if you can't hit them all in the same take. (Thanks to Jeff Esworthy and fark.com for the tip.)

Savage and Shostakovich?

Posted at 2:06 PM on February 9, 2009 by Ward Jacobson (1 Comments)

It seems like an unusual combination, but beginning this Sunday, an AM radio station in Los Angeles will try a mix of classical music with conservative talk shows like Michael Savage, Laura Ingraham and Glenn Beck. The Los Angeles Times wrote about it this week. Okay, the classical music only gets a few hours each week. Still though, an interesting combination. Wonder if it will work?

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