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  1. This Day in Music History - June 21st 1954

    This day in my family history: My brother was born at 10 minutes past 10 PM on June 21st 1954, making him 57 years old, and me fifty. !

    Related Thread: http://www.talkclassical.com/8735-go...who-glenn.html

    On June 21st, 1954, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ran an “extended” version of its marquee radio series Distinguished Artists. Usually a 30-minute program, this installment was exceptionally extended to 45 minutes because its featured artist
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    Updated Jul-03-2011 at 20:52 by itywltmt (Removed warning)

    Categories
    Classical Music , Musicians , Recorded Music
  2. ITYWLTMT’s Klassical Music Kartoons

    (En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/07/la-musique-classique-animee.html )

    I don’t know about your childhood, but mine involved (probably too much) television, and especially cartoons. Before the advent of specialty cable channels like Cartoon Network, TeleToon, YTV and Nickelodeon, mainstream networks used to provide a wide range of cartoon programming on Saturdays.

    Related threads:
    http://www.talkclassical.com/2422-ho...-discover.html
    http://www.talkclassical.com/5307-ho...ng-people.html
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    Updated Jul-18-2011 at 12:52 by itywltmt (Removed warning, added french link)

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    Classical Music , Visual Arts , Recorded Music
  3. An Internet Graduation Concert

    I participated recently on a forum thread that discussed a member’s studies coming to an end. I contributed to the thread by asking for musical suggestions appropriate to a graduation ceremony.

    My thinking at the time was more “processional” music, and I got a few ideas from the thread which finally ended up feeding a YouTube playlist of “Graduation Music”. The link to the playlist is:
    http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PL3EA236CD28960B0A

    (Also featured on my YouTube Channel.)
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    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  4. How do you get your music these days?

    (UPDATE 2011-07-11 - Version française au http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/07...ver-de-la.html)

    This blog post is in response to an interesting thread I encountered, posted by Kjohnson on April 20, 2011.

    What an interesting topic! I have been collecting music for over 30 years and, indeed, technology has changed, and so has our ways of acquiring music. When I started (probably when most of us started) the technologie du jour was vinyl. From
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    Updated Jul-11-2011 at 12:45 by itywltmt (Added link to French version)

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    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  5. ITYWLTMT's Tchaikovsky Festival

    On my regular blog, I have put together a three-week series on the Tchaikovsky's Symphonies 4 to 6, featuring the "definitive" recordings by Evgenii Mravinsky and the Leningrad Philharmonic.

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