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Classical Notes: March 23, 2012 Archive

Chad Hoopes in Brainerd

Posted at 12:51 PM on March 23, 2012 by ClassicalMPR
Filed under: Artists in Residence

Chad Hoopes' tour around schools in Minnesota continues, and The Brainerd Dispatch has some incredible coverage of his visit to Harrison Elementary School and Forestview Middle School.

More information about Chad and the residency is available at our Artist in Residence page.

That Famous Chord

Posted at 3:08 PM on March 23, 2012 by Rex Levang (1 Comments)

In honor of the arrival of spring, here's a famous chord from Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. This YouTube posting compiles versions by no less than 37 interpreters over the years, from Stravinsky to Dudamel.

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