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  1. The Summer of the String Quartet - Part One

    Starting this week and for 6 weeks, I am declaring the Summer of 2011 to be "The Summer of the String Quartet".

    Related Thread: http://www.talkclassical.com/13770-s...g-quartet.html

    In the above thread, I put forward a "challenge" to identify some of your favourite quartets in a number of categories. Things have gone back and forth in my mind as to how to put this series together, and I see three things:

    1. We want to feature
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    Updated Jul-23-2011 at 21:52 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  2. Poems and Music

    What a tough crowd! Two posts, over 150 views, no comment or "Like". What's up with that?

    En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/07...t-musique.html

    Related Thread: http://www.talkclassical.com/13642-poems-music.html

    A few weeks back, I put out a call for suggestions on the subject of music and poetry. I got a few good suggestions, but I had some ideas coming in, and those haven’t been changed much after the thread
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    Updated Jul-27-2011 at 12:23 by itywltmt (Added French link + addressed deleted original YouTube videos)

    Categories
    Classical Music , Literature , Recorded Music
  3. 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)

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    Classical Music , Musicians , Recorded Music
  4. 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
  5. 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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    Updated Jul-03-2011 at 20:54 by itywltmt (Removed warning)

    Categories
    Classical Music , Recorded Music