Monday Link Round Up: September 16, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: September 16, 2019

News and music to start the week! There was a lot of coverage of Clara Schumann’s 200th Birthday on Friday!  Read more through the Library of Congress blog, from Isata Kanneh-Mason (who recently recorded Clara’s works for piano) at The Guardian, find a thorough synopsis of her life and works at Deutsche Welle, and listen to many examples of her music at UDiscoverMusic.  Many, many local classical music stations payed homage to her on Friday.  Sadly, no top American orchestra has programmed her works for this season, although the Albany Symphony will perform her Concerto as part of the two-day…

Monday Link Round Up: October 12, 2015

Some links to start your week! WPA President was a guest blogger over at Song of the Lark.  Read her thoughts on the current state of classical programming, and what can be done to change it here. A bit delayed – but I just stumbled upon Richard Brody’s profile of jazz composer Mary Lou Williams in The New Yorker in which he discusses a new documentary about her life, Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band.  Find out more about the film on their Facebook Page. Alex Ross’s blog, The Rest is Noise, shared the news that Kanye West has discovered – and…