Interlude wishes you a Happy New Year filled with music and harmony!

Vol: 167 | 1 Jan 2017

Meet with legendary organists,
discover the new world of composer William Cole,
and “where” is Theile, Jenner, or Doles?

Happy New Year
from Franz Schubert
and the Nonsense Society
Musical Giants of
the 20th Century
Historically Informed Performances
Composers and
their Poets
Mozartwoche –
Mozarteum Salzburg

Since January 1956 the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation has invited visitors from all around the world to explore the cultivation and dissemination of Mozart’s musical heritage. The prolific composer of the classical era is celebrated every year around the time of his birthday in Salzburg, where his talent was first discovered during his early childhood...
Date: January 26 to February 5, 2017
Country: Austria
What's New
V is for Virtuoso German Cities or Classical Composers?
Today virtuosity in the sphere of classical music has become almost synonymous with an over-developed technical facility without a comparable level of musical understanding/ interpretation or broader musical education. The word has been misappropriated and more often than not is now attached to the performer who simply plays very fast and loud...
The Baltic Sea is sometimes referred to as the “Mediterranean of the North.” The cities of Lübeck, Rostock, Danzig, Copenhagen and Stockholm were vibrant centers of musical life. Not sure if you guessed correctly, but Theile is not a city bordering the Baltic Sea, but identifies a composer active in the city of Lübeck...
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Musical Giants of the 20th Century:
The New World of the New Composer:
An Interview with William Cole
Although we primarily associate the pipe organ with liturgical and/or religious use, the “Queen of Instruments” was originally part of the gladiatorial games in Rome! Parades and subsequent gory events were often accompanied by music, featuring curved horns and organs...
William Cole is a recent graduate of Cambridge and a new student in the Masters in Composition and Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music in London. We spoke with him recently to talk about what a new composer does today. We asked about his choral writing...
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My music Video Forgotten records

Jean-Baptiste Krumpholtz:
Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
No. 5 in B-Flat Major

Gigue BWV 577
(Hector Olivera)

The Chrysanthemums

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