Amanda Angel


Amanda Angel appears in the following:

9 Pilgrimages of Classical Music and Opera

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

WQXR blogger Amanda Angel counts down nine pilgrimage themes in classical and opera, included also is Charles Ives's Holiday Symphony for Thanksgiving.

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6 Videos Indulging Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Love of Opera

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

By now Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's love of opera is well known. Here are six examples of her indulging in opera.
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7 Dinner Parties Set to Classical Music

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Blogger Amanda Angel writes about how classical music and food combine into a singular experience in locations around the world.

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Nine Classical Lullabies That Soothe Anxiety

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

In this week of changing clocks and sleep adjustments, Amanda Angel reminds us of the power of lullabies to help us relax and even sleep.
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11 Scary Movies Made Even Scarier by Classical Music

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

With shrieking violins, plaintive cellos, and spooky percussive sounds, these scary movie scores use classical music, or classical composers to bone-chilling effect.
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10 Times When Musicians Played on Through Grueling Injuries

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

It's not only sports stars who have to overcome injuries and illnesses to perform well. These ten performers fought through both public and private maladies to satisfy fans.
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Seven Uniquely Inspiring Residencies for Composers

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Hospitals, orphanages, parks, and science centers—these are not the normal places where you’d expect to find noted composers. But here are seven such programs.
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11 Yo-Yo Ma Collaborations You Must See

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

As he turns 60 on Wednesday, here are 11 standout videos of Yo-Yo Ma at work and play.
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7 Car-Crazy Classical Compositions

Thursday, October 01, 2015

George Gershwin famously included Parisian taxi horns in his An American in Paris; here are seven other classical music works about cars.
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9 Classical Musician Program Bios That Aren't Terrible

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Independent newspaper in London recently asked why classical musician biographies are so numbingly dull. Here are nine that break with convention.
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U.S. Open: 11 Classical Pieces Inspired By Tennis

Monday, August 31, 2015

Perhaps no sport has inspired such a wealth of musical riches as tennis. With the start of 2015 U.S. Open, here are 11 works inspired by the game.
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11 Composer Anniversaries and Birthdays to Celebrate in the 2015-16 Season

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Heading into the 2015–16 season, here are 11 anniversaries and birthdays to take mark of, from Satie and Dukas to Carlisle Floyd and Milton Babbitt.
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The Best 7 Classical Music Videos of Summer 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Blogger Amanda Angel picks the seven most memorable classical music moments captured on video this summer.
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8 Female Classical Musicians Who Appear on Currency

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

As the U.S. government searches for a female figure to feature on the $10 bill, it's easy to look for inspiration from abroad.
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8 Festivals for People Who Are Obsessed with Mozart

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

There are more ways to celebrate the boy genius than just Mostly Mozart. Try Mainly Mozart, OK Mozart and Mozart Week.
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15 Rock and Pop Favorites from Serious Classical Musicians

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Not all classical musicians listen to classical music all the time. Here are some surprising acts that you’d find on their personal playlists.
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11 Composers Enchanted by Outer Space (Pluto Edition)

Thursday, July 23, 2015

In honor of NASA's mission to Pluto, here are 11 composers who have also explored the universe with their music.
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Top 5 Revolutionary Pieces for Bastille Day

Monday, July 13, 2015

In honor of France’s national holiday, here are five works inspired by the events of the French Revolution. And tune in to WQXR Tuesday for more French music.

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Top Five Classical Music Tumblrs

Thursday, July 09, 2015

With a bulk of musicians heading out of town and concert season slowing down, here are five favorite Tumblrs for a classical music fix over the summer.

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Who Is Kirill Petrenko? Five Things to Know About the Berlin Philharmonic's next Chief Conductor

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Though he is in line to become one of the most visible figures in classical music Kirill Petrenko is still a mystery to most audiences.

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