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Reeling it in: Fascinating story carries 'The Woman in Gold'

...we race ahead and meet our actual protagonists, Randol Schoenberg, a Los Angeles lawyer and grandson of the great Austrian composer, and Maria Altmann, an elderly shop owner who also happens to be the niece of the actual "woman in gold." The painting...
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An Outdoor View: 'Jaws' at 40 1977. To this day, "Jaws" continues to swim strongly in the market. A Blu-ray version is now available. The great composer John Williams, who later wrote the scores for "Star Wars," "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "Jurassic Park," won an Oscar...

NEW YORK - The songwriting team of composer Stephen Flaherty and lyricist Lynn Ahrens has lasted longer than many marriages - 30 years, a number that even shocks the duo...
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Photo feature: Make a joyful noise

...Shenandoah," "We are the Music Makers" by Jonathan Adams; Eric Whitacre's "Sleep" is dissonant; and ending with "Ngana" by Austrailian composer Stephen Leek. The cost is $4 for adults, $2 for students and senior citizens.

...musicians, and guy who sprinkles confetti - but it has always struggled to stay filled in the shadow of Broadway houses.Composer Harvey Schmidt's melodies are hypnotic, from "Try to Remember" to "Soon It's Gonna Rain" to the haunting "They Were...
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Reeling it in: Have some time off? The movies are on

...especially from relative new-comer Jack O'Connell as Zamperini. Also very good is Takamasa Ishihara, a Japanese actor and composer who plays "The Bird." He makes an excellent villain, his youth and delicate features playing well against his apparent...
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Picking the classics taken on whirlwind tour of Paraguay with composer Agustin Barrios, a 20th century composer. "His fast pieces are just gorgeous...knowledge. A free-form piece, by American composer John Anthony Lennon should also expand what...
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Orchestra to debut ?Alaskan Symphony?

...and Etude Studio in Homer. Los Angeles composer Adrienne Albert speaks to an audience...concert will include a world premiere of composer Adrienne Albert?s ?An Alaskan Symphony...familiar with Albert?s work as a composer and thought she would be the perfect...
The anthem of joy

...of music that does not owe him its very soul." The great composer would have expected as much.In all of his letters, Mozart...dwell." Beethoven biographer Lewis Lockwood notes how the composer brought the religious message to the fore "as part of the...
Homer-area jazz musician leaves for school, branches out

...The recital, a showcase of DeCino's talent as a musician, composer and student at The New School, was difficult to put together...trumpet. "I'll keep the trumpet up because, just as a composer or an arranger, it's really helpful to be able to write...
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