Beethoven’s sick beats

It was cool at the time

Because I wasn’t immediately learning what I wanted to play, I wasn’t interested. I didn’t pay attention at all for the first two months of lessons. Apparently, during that period he taught me how to read music, and I missed all of it.
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Violinist Zukerman hits high note at San Francisco symphony hall

On Sunday night, world-renowned violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman led London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a rousing performance at San Francisco’s Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall. The Royal Philharmonic and Zukerman put on an entirely Beethoven program, consisting of the overture to “The Creatures of Prometheus,” the Violin Concerto in
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3 tips to help you up when you’re feeling down

It’s sometimes weird the things that make us feel depressed — a 14-year-old incontinent dog, for example. Not because that’s gross and doggy diapers are degrading for all parties involved but because it reminds us that one day, in about 490 dog years, we, too, will require diapers. The fact
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Despair and joy at UC Berkeley orchestra benefit concert

The UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and UC Chamber Chorus treat audiences in Hertz Hall to a stunning performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

On May 10 and 11, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra performed Ernest Bloch’s “Schelomo” cello concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor to a packed house in Hertz Hall. The two pieces, separated by an intermission, contrasted each other in both tone and inspiration, coming together to display
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