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BEMF 2011: Judith Malafronte sets the record straight

The Boston Early Music Festival production of Steffani’s “Niobe” was not the American premiere. [Read more after the jump.]

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CD Review: “Le Journal du Printemps” with L’Orfeo Baroque Orchestra

J.C.F. Fischer’s op. 1 orchestral suites, directed by Michi Gaigg. [Read more after the jump.]

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In Defense of Obscure Classical Music

Michael Hovnanian wonders if there’s connection between classical music programming and the “growing irrelevance” of a genre it tries to sustain. [Read more after the jump.]

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Can we predict how the audience will react?

The futility of predicting audience response. [Read more after the jump.]

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Links: Joshua Rifkin, Dmitry Badiarov, and David McAllister

Bach scholar returns to Scott Joplin, thoughts on violin construction, and new president of a German Handel festival. [Read more after the jump.]

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Vibrato in Singing, Ctd

A cooking metaphor. [Read more after the jump.]

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Rachel Podger and those Lazy Americans

Why does Podger have such a negative view of period instrumentalists in U.S.? [Read more after the jump.]

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