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Liner Notes Vol. XVII

Written by Elizabeth Bloom on .

Some goodies from the music journalism world:

From NPR, the revival of Pakistan's classical music scene http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2015/04/18/400409262/in-song-of-lahore-a-race-to-revive-pakistani-classical-music 

From the Guardian, how music became free http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/18/how-music-got-free-stephen-witt-review 

From the Buffalo News, legal drama in the Buffalo Philharmonic's woodwind section http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/storm-rages-through-woodwind-section-of-buffalo-philharmonic-orchestra-20150530 

From the Cincinnati Enquirer, a shakeup at the Cincinnati World Piano Competition (with the surprise ouster of Pittsburgh native Awadagin Pratt) http://www.cincinnati.com/story/entertainment/arts/2015/07/09/shakeup-cincinnati-world-piano-competition/29922303/ 

UPDATE: Mr. Pratt has been reinstated: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/entertainment/arts/2015/07/29/ousted-artistic-director-back-cincinnati-world-piano/30836887/

From NPR, the revival of Ethel Smyth's "The Wreckers" http://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/2015/07/23/410033088/one-feisty-victorian-womans-opera-revived 

 

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