William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, which falls on Wednesday, provides an opportunity to spotlight some lesser-known repertoire that has been inspired by the Bard of Avon.
Film archive company British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of historic films to YouTube, making more than 85,000 rare 20th century videos available to the public in high resolution.
A new book argues that Handel's Hallelujah chorus from Messiah was designed not to honor the birth or resurrection of Jesus but to celebrate the destruction of Jerusalem.
The association of art with altered states of consciousness goes back a long way. Do alcohol and marijuana improve creativity?
J&R has apparently gone the way of Tower Records, HMV, Virgin Megastore, Sam Goody and other brick-and-mortar shops in New York. As Record Store Day returns, here's where classical shoppers can turn.
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