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Classical Notes: January 8, 2013 Archive

Viral Trombone

Posted at 10:28 AM on January 8, 2013 by Rex Levang (0 Comments)

Here's your link to the trombone video that has taken the digital sphere by storm. It shows David Finlayson, trombonist with the New York Philharmonic--from the perspective of the slide on his instrument, where he mounted a tiny video camera.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been viewing this in the past few days. Is it because its "silliness"? The music being played? Getting that close to a top-notch player? Do you have a theory?

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On the Air This Week

Posted at 1:26 PM on January 8, 2013 by Rex Levang (0 Comments)
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Highlights from Jan. 8 to 15

Wednesday, noon: Music with Minnesotans: Dianne Brown, of the downtown St. Paul post office.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Violist Kate Hamilton and pianist Jay Hershberger, from Concordia College in Moorhead.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Elgar, Schumann, and Walton.
Saturday, noon: Metropolitan Opera: Verdi's Il Trovatore.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Women at Work.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra with violinist Hilary Hahn.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Edo de Waart leads a program of Stravinsky and Beethoven.

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