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Life After the Classical Section
For two decades, he was the man Austin turned to when it wanted the best classical music on vinyl or disc, but the closing of Wherehouse Records has left Russell McCulloh with nowhere to sell Bach, Brahms, or Beethoven.

June 27, 2003 Arts Feature by Jerry Young

Ballet Austin's Touch, choreographed by Artistic Director Stephen Mills, was one of these rare productions that have both stunning choreography and dancing, but also seem to open a level of emotional connection with the audience that's more direct than even language-based works of art.
"...Tony Tucci and music by Handel, Gluck, and J.S. Bach. At one point, the dancers engaged in a sort..."

April 18, 2003 Arts Review by Molly Beth Brenner

Glover Gill
Texas Platter
"...Vol. 1 is as difficult to perform as any Bach counterpoint or Liszt romantic flourish, Gill creates a gossamer..."

April 11, 2003 Music Review by David Lynch

Organniversary Party
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Visser-Rowland Organ, the UT School of Music is hosting a special recital that allows you to listen to glorious music made by a machine that seems alive, step inside the machine and spend some time with it, meet the organ's designer, Piet Visser, and its keeper, Dr. Frank Speller, and benefit the school's Great Organ Series as well.
"...Hall. Dr. Speller will perform works by Buxtehude, Couperin, Bach, Franck, and Widor, then Visser will talk about the..."

March 14, 2003 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Capitol Chronicle
The pundits say Karl Rove is the One, but he's really only one among many.
" honorific best reserved for the likes of J.S. Bach, John Coltrane, or Stephen Hawking, "boy genius" or "turd..."

March 14, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Earthly Delights
La Follia's musical guide to love during the Baroque period included some masterful playing by the group's instrumentalists, but it was the haunting voice of soprano Jenifer Thyssen that really reached out to the audience with love's beautiful soundtrack from 300 years ago.
"...the un-Baroque sounds of a passing fire truck, the Bach Sonata No.1 in G Major for Viola da Gamba..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Our readers talk back.
", the master saw as a butterfly" -- Richard Bach, author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Column

Those Magic Moments
Composer, classicist Stephen Barber's encoding and imprinting
"..."I started by playing Bach preludes and sort of veering off the page and..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Jazz Sides
Jazz Sides
"...and an all-star cast to retool Stravinsky, Debussy, and Bach on The Rite of Spring. Laws returns as a..."

May 10, 2002 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Learning One's Letters
Why was Oscar Wilde's 'Letter to Momma' lurking undiscovered in Texas?
"...unless they were seeking a divorced fiftysomething into Tolstoy, Bach, and summering in the Hamptons?) When I tossed the..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Books Feature by James McWilliams

Texas Eastside Kings@Victory Grill
"...too many stages to remember. Jennings loosened up with Bach melody scales before the band launched into a 12-bar..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Music Review by David Lynch

Music to Chortle By
Whenever Steve Saugey and Lyova Rosanoff are at the keyboards, musical shenanigans are the natural order, especially when these two pianist-parodists are spoofing classical music through one of their Forbidden Classics programs.
"...Concerto" crams every pop song ripped off from a Bach melody into one dense, 10-minute package, while his "Prelude..."

Jan. 11, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Who's to Say
Pat Green, the "devil's spawn"?
"...youth, he developed a taste for classical composers like Bach and Tchaikovsky. In high school, he discovered singer-songwriters, taking..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Austin Critics Table Winners 2000-01
"...Mt. Everest Award: Sophia Glimson, Bach: The "Goldberg Variations" performed on piano and harpsichord in..."

June 15, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Inexpressible
Ferreting out the local avant-garde jazz scene
" any James Brown groove, as lyrical as a Bach prelude."..."

June 15, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Mi Son
Rick Treviño returns to his roots.
"...musical. Learning piano at early age, he was playing Bach and Beethoven by the time he was a teenager...."

June 8, 2001 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

Austin Theatre Critics Table 2000-2001 Nominations
The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their ninth annual awards for achievement in the arts.
"...Sophia Gilmson, Bach: "Goldberg Variations"..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Feature

'The Word on Christian Rock' Panel, Austin Convention Center, Saturday, March 17
Live Shots: South by Southwest 2001
"...who have a lot of fear issues," said David Bach of longtime Christian metal band Guardian, who also works..."

March 23, 2001 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
"...neo-classical metal is just as likely to showcase a Bach-like counterpoint or Paganini 64th note as a scorching blues-rock..."

March 9, 2001 Music Feature

The Prison Diaries of the Fabulous Thunderbirds' Preston Hubbard
"...Inside, talking, drinking, shooting pool, walking around were Barbara Bach, Ringo Starr, Steve Winwood, John Hurt, and who knows..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Music Feature by Preston Hubbard

Steve James Boom Chang (Burnside)
Texas Platters
"...but poignant solo acoustic minimasterpiece, the Dobro sounding like Bach's lost New Orleans Variations for Guitar. But James has..."

June 30, 2000 Music Review by David Lynch

Organizers of Three Recent Arts Festivals Pass on Lessons Learned
"...String Festival, Fiesta, and isn't that the brand-spanking-new Texas Bach Festival just on the horizon? With so many cultural..."

March 10, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sony Music 100 Years Soundtrack for a Century (Sony)
Box Sets
"...Stravinsky, Bernstein, Horowitz, and Copland is rousing, going from Bach to bombast. Rousing. Not quite as exciting is the..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Paul McCartney Run Devil Run (Capitol) / Paul McCartney Working Classical (EMI Classics)
"...born in the time of the first two B's (Bach and Beethoven), they hold up well in comparison to..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Music Review by Ken Lieck

Books Reviews
"...cabin, the shape of a sawtooth daisy, or a Bach concerto); a sentimentality toward our place in the natural..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Books Feature by Ric Williams

The Poetry of Pain
The Fires
"...-- London, Vienna, and Venice, with soundtracks, respectively, of Bach, Schubert, and Vivaldi -- it's clear what sort of..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Books Review

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...peals back layers and layers of texture -- almost Bach-ian complexities and weavings -- along with contemplative cleverness (almost..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

The Primary Source
"...had been to Harvard, or who had heard of Bach."..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Painting With Sound
"...musical jokes remind me of Peter Schickele's P. D.Q. Bach material, in which Schickele satirizes classical music through the..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

On His Toes
"...national themes: Next up is Germany, with works by Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms in early December, then France ("Vive..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

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