What Music Says about Our Lives–A Celebration!
Where: Aesthetic Realism Foundation
141 Greene St.
212-777-4490 Price: $10 suggested contrib.
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What Music Says about Our Lives—A Celebration! is rescheduled from Jan. 4, to Jan. 11, due to the weather forecast.
This exciting Aesthetic Realism public seminar, will be given by musicians and music educators, and will feature:
Educator Christopher Balchin on “Can Seriousness and Joy Go Together? Yes, Says Handel in Dixit Dominus, an Early Choral Masterpiece”
Rock ‘n’ roll authority Kevin Fennell on “What’s the True, Thrilling Relation of One Person to All People? We Hear It in Dancing in the Street By Martha Reeves & the Vandellas”
Musician and singer Lynette Abel on “Tearfulness and Exuberance in Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini”
And–jazz pianist Alan Shapiro, on “Wildness and Order in Duke Ellington’s Happy Go Lucky Local”
All based on Eli Siegel’s timeless principle: “All beauty is a making one of opposites, and the making one of opposites is what we are going after in ourselves.”Buy tickets/get more info now