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Bittersweet Symphonies: The Music and Lives of Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann & Johannes Brahms CD Release

We here at Flatland Music Library would like to thank everyone who took part in our 2013 Program Series! The concert and speaker series was a great success. Just in time for the holidays Flatland Music Library and the Flatland … Continue reading

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History Lesson: Women & Music

Clara Schumann is regarded as one of the most famous and successful female composers of the Romantic Era. Who, however, were her contemporaries? Her predecessors? Her successors. Lets take a quick look at the history of women in classical music! … Continue reading

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Links & Listens: Music in Video Games

PhD candidate Jo Smith will be defending her thesis “The Role of Music in Video Games” today. To celebrate her achievements and research, here is the London Philharmonic Orchestra performing some great video game music.

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Concert Promotion: Love Songs

Join us for a concert of romantic German lieder, featuring the Flatland School of Music’s faculty and students. Robert Schumann’s‘ song cycle, Dichterliebe (“The Poet’s Love) will be the feature work of the evening, with selections of both Brahms and Clara Schumann‘s songs to … Continue reading

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History Lesson: German Lied

German lied (Ger: “song”, plural lieder) is – at its most basic – German poetry set to music, typically of the romantic era, spanning the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Lied can be considered the German language equivalent to English … Continue reading

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Links & Listens: Vivaldi – The Four Seasons – “Winter”

Ice and snow have hit the Interlake region today. Take care in getting to and from school today! Why not enjoy some weather-appropriate music?

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Concert Promotion: Piano Trio Ménage à trois

Join us this week (Tuesday, November 5th) for a delightful evening of some of the finest chamber music of the romantic era. Students and faculty of the Flatland School of Music will be performing three great works by our featured … Continue reading

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